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Your car will not start unless it is in PARK. The reason you had to use the override switch is because the start safety circuit is dead - or more likely - the car battery is dead / has poor connections. As long as you were running the engine, the alternator was powering the car.
Put the car back into PARK. Jump start the car and it should be drivable for a short time anyway - do not drive at night as you'll need lights. Use only the accessories needed (no lights, fan, A/C, radio, etc.) and get to a shop that can test your battery & fix poor connections or replace it if needed. Otherwise, you're going to be stuck wherever your shut it off.
If the battery needs to be replaced and the connections are OK, you should be OK. If the connections are good - but the battery was bad and you had no indication of a problem previously (hard to start, etc.) - you may have something left on in your car draining the battery. Find it and shut it off!
I fixed a problem like this about ten years ago, but I don't remember what I did. I do remember that the problem was under the console between the bucket seats. There is an ajustment that may have loosened up in your case, that would have to be tightened up. I probably don't remember because it was so easy. It's usually hard projects that I remember because they torture me so much. GOOD LUCK.
linkage out of adjustment
this could be hazerdous if vehicle starts in gear could hurt or kill someone
get readjusted asap before something goes wrong
any good tech can performed this wont cost to much
The shifter inter-lock is controlled by the switch on the brake pedal lever, and it rleases the shifer when the ignition is on and the brake pedal is depressed.
Check all of the fuses, and check the wires at the switch on the brake pedal lever, I have actually found in several vehicles that the wires are broken right inside of the wire connector to the brake switch.
If all of that checks out alright then the shifter inter-lock might need to be replaced.
sounds like a broken parking pin in the tranny, car wont start because it has to be in park or nuteral to start it, put it in nutrual i bet it wll fire right up, with that pin broke there is nothing to keep the car from rolling so even though it looks like park from the shifers point, there is nothing holding it from rolling
until u have power to the system u can't get it out of part, the car has a brake light activated par interlock safety system, no power to the brake lights no gearshift movement, u have a defective battery or corroded cables or both, clean and replace as needed, pay attention to polarity when u install the new battery.. An open or shorted battery will not charge.