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Can't get gear shift to come out of park

My husband just changed the transmission in our 1998 gmc jimmy and got everything back together and now when he went to push the button in on the geat shift the button won't push in and you can't pull it down in gear. when you try to push the button in you can hear a clicking that sounds like is coming from under the dash. help please!!!!!

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  • thatonekat Dec 03, 2008

    my granny has a gmc jimmy and we have the same problem the clicking coming from the brake after we release the brake after trying to shift. does the btsi solenoid need to be replaced or does it just need an adjustment and can i do it myselfe if so how?

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    i cannot get my gmc jimmy to come out of park. help!!!

  • cseinternati Apr 13, 2009

    I have same problem with 99 GMC JIMMY button will not push in and cant get car out of park postition.

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Try checking and replacing the B/T fuse. if blowen fuse the u wanna replace turn the car on and drive it round alittle, make sure u have 15amp back up fuses with you! then after put it in park then back into drive to check shifting!

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Clicking noise is btsi solenoid, check linkage at trans for binding

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  • jr0353 Dec 05, 2008

    check the shift linkage to make sure it is not binding at the transmission

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