Question about 2002 Dodge Durango
2002 DODGE DURANGO. WILL NOT SHIFT OUT OF PARK
I had the same problem (will not shift out of park) with my 03 Durango with column shifter, worked on it and found the issue to be a pin that comes out in the steering column to block the shifter when the truck is turned off in park. When you turn the truck back on the motion of the key switch is supposed to allow the pin to retract so you can shift. In cold weather mine acts up. It looks like the pin is retracted with a spring and there may be some grease in the system that hangs the pin up in cold weather. Cleaning the parts may be a fix but to get mine working I pulled the boot that surrounds the shifter lever out of place and then the pin can be seen. A push on the pin with the key on and it retracted so I could shift. I think I will just leave the boot out until it warms up and I can try some presserized oil free cleaner on the parts.
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
Well atermleaving my car set for a few hours .I went back up to the store and pushed in the pin by hand.Took it to my mechanic all he did was grease up the pin in the shift column and i havent had any trouble since.Good luck all .Thanks for the help
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
WHEN I START MY TRUCK IT WILL NOT LET ME MOVE OUT OF PARK
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Neutral safety switch controls that
Posted on Nov 12, 2008
My turck will go in to gear with no keys in it dont no what it is
Posted on May 19, 2010
I have a Durango of the same year. The problem is the shift cable. It will bind from time to time. Like any cable of that sort, the inside relies on lubrication, although it can not be lubricated, it comes lubed up from the factory. Early into the problem, it will free up when the vehicle warms up, because the lubricant loosens up.
In short, if you replace the shift cable your problem will be solved.
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
SOURCE: 2002 durango stalls when shift
either the torque converter clutch is stuck on or the crank sensor on the top of the transmission bell housing is **** and u wont see anything wrong with it ran into that once had to be bent or something dont know but it was the same problem its right at the engine block 2 bolts and a plug
Posted on Mar 01, 2011
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