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first try to manually unlock the shift lock mechanism located on gear shift selector and if that does not work check to see if the linkage is lined up correctly with the according gears, good luck the answer lays within the time of removal and installation, just double check everything.
it sounds like the shift lock thinks the car is still in gear check the shift lock solenoid a make sure it's working properly and you may be able to move it to where itis reading that the car is in park if it does try turning the key on off and removing it if it works replace the solenoid
it could be the solenoid that releases the lock on the shift,when you press the brake pedal the shift lock should release when the key is in the ignition and you can the move the shift,you need to check the soleniod near the TBar
Is there any warning lights or malfunction besides this?? There are three main parts that may cause this: Park/Neutral safety switch(located on the transmission), Brake pedal switch(located at the brake pedal), Shift lock solenoid(located below the shifter). P/N safety switch prevents the shifter from shifting out of (P) or shifting into (R/P) while vehicle is in motion. Brake pedal switch sends a signal to release the shifter lock to shift out of park. Shift lock, locks the shifter as describe above and is located at the shifter base. I recommend inspection/replacement of the shift lock solenoid and P/N safety switch as its an intermitted problem. Hopefully this helps