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Gear shifter will not go into park!

2001 Super Duty 7.3 4 Door. Gear shifter will not go into park and I have to put it into nuetral to start it. All other gears work just fine. what do I need to do to fix it?

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Your steering column is locked.CHECK OUT THAT AND ALSO On console shifters, the linkage from the brake pedal gets cokes and coffee spilled on it and woh't move. TAke the console out and clean the linkage.

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