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1998 Intrigue won't shift out of Park.

It got stuck in Park a couple of times and I rocked it back and forth and that seemed to help it shift. Nothing seems to help now. Has 70,000 miles on it and I've never changed the transmission fluid.

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  • bob-e-g Nov 18, 2008

    I read about someone else having the same problem which went away after the car warmed up about 15 minutes. I tried that and it worked. The next morning, it was cold and had no problem at all. Looks like one of those intermittent problems.

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    on cold days you have to run the car for about 5 minutes before you can shift out of park

  • tmtilk Dec 21, 2008

    My 1998 Intrigueis stuck in Park.Have tried what the manual says, but it does not work this time. Unfortunately, it is inside the garage..can't even get it out.



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You may have a bad neutral saftey switch. Or the Linkage in the column has become disconnected, or tangled. Note the ignition switch may also be bad ( locks the shifter inpark)

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