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Shift lever goes down but the car will not come out of park

The car wasparked on an incline and I to pur iti into reverse. the shift moved through a gears but the car stayed in park

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  • Christopher Mouton Nov 22, 2008

    the incline is my driveway and to push it forward might cause me a new garage door

  • Christopher Mouton Nov 22, 2008

    I think I have a problem with the linkage inmy 97 cutlass. It wont go into gear

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That gear shaft some time stuck from the box and doesnt work, u need to move to and fro for some times more if it works the ok, otherwise u may need to consul a technician for remove of fault inside the gear box.

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If it is still stuck on in incline , you will need someone with a truck and a tire in front of the truck to push from behind your car to try to get the park gear unstuck , ofcourse with you in your car to hold the brake while they back off.
but first you will have to make sure that the linkage from the shifter to the transmission is still connected , before you try the push uphill to get it to unlock the gear

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  • jason Nov 22, 2008

    you only need to move it a little bit , the gears are stuck and pressing on each other because of the downhill pressure

    otherwise the gear selector has become unconnected with the transmission

  • jason Nov 22, 2008

    ok if it is the linkage then you will need to find out underneath the car if it is there or if it is in the car where it came unconnected

    but do the underneath with caution ( like a car behind yours to make sure you do not get run over while checking it out)

    is it really loose , like its in the car or does it seem like other parts under are moving also?

  • jason Nov 22, 2008

    someone could look under the hood at the trans linkage bar to see if it moves there , if not then it is in the car where it came undone.

    if it does move then it is on the trans where it came undone

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