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Stuck shift My oldsmobile cutlass will not shift out of park. The button on the side of the shift will go in but it will not allow the shift to switch to drive, reverse etc.

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  • movalleymac Oct 30, 2008

    I have a '98 Intrique. The only way I can get my shift to move after it sits all night and is cold the next morning is to push in the button and move the shift up as far as it will go to 'unlock' it. It has worked everytime so far for me but this tells me that 'trouble' will soon follow. Sorry I don't have the solution.

  • harley25 Dec 06, 2008

    I have 1997 olds that button will not push in to shift out of park. How do I solve this I have tried spraying WD40 into the button area in the past.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    sometimes hard to shift out of park to reverse or drive. lock does not disengage..

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How do I resolve the olds not shifting out of park. Button is very hard to push in to allow the shifting to other gears.

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