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Honda Accord (1998 6 cyl)

Went into store, came out and car will not come out of park. It is not on a hill, the wheels were not turned, the parking brake was not engaged. It just will not shift out of park! HELP!

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  • pam10341 Dec 30, 2008

    Got your email asking for more details on the 1998 honda accord that is stuck in park. we tried the rocking thing and that didn't work. are there any fuses or switches that could be checked.? I really can't afford to tow the car anywhere.else.

  • pam10341 Dec 31, 2008

    Already found the swith to disengage shifter. Its located under the shifter so you have to pull all the trim work and press the button. We put a screw in there so we don't have to keep pushing the button every time we use the car. The only difference will be that you don't have to hold the brake pedal down to shift into gear. Thanks anyway, I figured it out myself.


  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Have you tried rocking it to disengage as I suggested? Just sometimes a person places the shifter into the parking lever location right before the car is completely stoped and sometimes that puts preasure on the parking pawn inside the transmission which does not allow a person to move the lever w/o removing that mechanical preasure. Just a thought.Just advice from the ether world that cost nothing to try; May be taken with a grain of salt. 



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Ok it could be a number of things 1. faulty transaxle, 2. faulty clutch disc, 3. release lever faulty, or 4. pressure plate bad also check and see if you have a emergency release for you gear shift its normally located by the gear shift

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  • floydbbrownj Jan 02, 2009

    your welcome pam so have you fixed it so that you want have to keep doing it like that



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