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1995 Nissan Altima; can not get it to shift out of park. Where is the bypass switch for the park safety, and what does it look like?

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It should be right at the base of the the gear shifter take something to push it in look closely for it

Posted on Oct 22, 2013

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    csylleste Oct 22, 2013

    Alright, so a more detailed analysis and solution to the issue at hand. The bypass switch is a small piece of black plastic under the white plastic housed park switch. To operate the bypass, you need a pocket knife or screwdriver long enough to reach the black piece and slide it forward and up. Hold it in place, you can then shift out of park.



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Nissan 240SX/Altima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

(see Figures 1, 2 and 3)

Fig. 1: The starter is located to the left of the oil filter housing on the engine block

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This seems to be a common problem. Sometimes something like a pen or other items find their way to the shifter linkage and it can cause the linkage to bind preventing it going into park etc. Or you may have a bad shifter cable. Remove the housing around the shifter and see if anything did get in the way of the shifter. While the housing is of, move the selector up and down from park to drive. This will give you a better view of what is happening.

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