Question about 2002 Nissan Sentra
Once car is started and my foot is on the brake, I cannot immediately push in the release mechanism to put it in drive. It usually takes anywhere from 10 to 60 seconds for this to allow me to push in the gearshifter and move it away from park. I've tried pumping the brake, re-releasing the emergency brake and jiggling the handle. Nothing seems to help. Someone said it may be a problem with the interlock mechanism? But I'm unfamilar with that and am not sure how to go about checking to see if that's what it is.
Remove the center console covering the shifter and you will see the solenoid sometimes they get dirty and wont release otherwise check for power and ground with the brake applied if you have both replace the solenoid
Posted on Sep 26, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
car not changing gears it can be shifter assembly issue, or it can also be
transmission issue. Get the shifter assembly inspected with ignition OFF.
more troubleshooting, I suggest you to get the Following help link checked, its
complete step by step procedure to inspect gear shift issues: -----
GEAR SHIFT ISSUES
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