Question about 1997 Chevrolet Blazer
Hi i have a 97 blazer 4x4 with a 4.3 and at times i cannot get the shifter out of park even when i have my foot depressing the brake.
I had the same problem. Went out to go somewhere and it wouldn't shift out of park. It is really the shift solenoid located under the gear box. It doesn't remotely sound like brake light switch, common sense should tell you this is one of the last things it could be. I had 'backyard mechanics' look at it and everyone had a different solution. Then I actually went to a shop, where in 5 mins, he had diagnosed the problem. The hardest part is ordering part. Its skyhigh @ dealership or wait 3 days for auto parts store to order. Good luck1
Posted on Feb 09, 2009
Sounds like you have a brake light switch going bad. The brake light switch is what lets you shift out of park. They don't cost that much and the fairly easy to replace. I hope this helps you.
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 30, 2014 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer
Apr 03, 2012 | 2002 Ford Mustang
Jul 29, 2011 | 2005 Nissan Altima
Apr 17, 2011 | Pontiac Grand Prix Cars & Trucks
Jan 08, 2011 | 2006 Mercury Mariner
Feb 04, 2009 | 1997 Saturn SL
Dec 10, 2008 | 1995 Pontiac Sunfire
Nov 25, 2008 | 1999 Buick Regal
Oct 18, 2008 | 1996 Chevrolet Blazer
Feb 19, 2017 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer
305 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!