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Shifter will not unlock out of park on 1996 toyota avalon

With Foot on brake, shifter will not unlock. Is there an easy way to trouble shoot problem without disassembling the console?

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SOMETIME THERE IS A SMALL SLOT NEAR THE SHIFTER, IN WHICH YOU INSERT YOUR IGNITION KEY INTO...TO UNLOCK THE SHIFTER. LOOK FOR AND TRY THIS FIRST. IF NOT A QUICK CALL TO A TOYOTA DEALER SHOULD GIVE YOU AN ANSWER

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