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Shifter Button will not release

Release button will not disengage parking lock-out. Lock-out can be released manually from bottom of shifter handle after removing counsel. Any ideas, besides changing the whole shifter? Can the top T-handle be removed for repair? Thanks.

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  • peterliabc Mar 31, 2009

    I have the same problem.

    I can not get the engine started, battery is strong and I try to release the shift lock to neutral, but the whole shift lock is stuck. What I should do ? Please help.

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Shifter handle has clip on it to remove it

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