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Will not let you put the 2006 h3 in drive running or not with

Brake pressed . is there away to over ride shifter to drive to dealer??????

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Try putting the key in the 1st position (steering unlocked but no dash lights) and see if you can shift to neutral and then start the car in neutral. If not check and see if the brake lights work with the car running if not check the fuses or the brake light switch. Good Luck.

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Look under the dash at the switch on the brake pedal arm and see if it is burned looking or the wiring is frayed and shorting out.

For emergency, there is an over ride for the shift interlock so you can get car to a shop. Look up shift interlock in index of owner manual for over ride procedure.

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