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My shifter button broke on 2006 chevy coblat

The car starts but cannot shift out of park, no one seems able to help me.

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This vehicle uses a shiter brake interlock....check and see if the brake lights work,if they dont the fuse is blown or the brake switch is bad....past that you may need to find a reputable dealer in independant garage to look at it

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