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2006 Chevy HHR wont shift out of park

The vehicle will not shift out of park, due to a brake sensor problem? Where is the sensor located? Can this be swiched by owner? Is it a replacement or an adjustment needed?

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  • Teddi B May 11, 2010

    The brake switch is located behind the brake pedal. If its functioning the brake lights will come on.

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Probably a shift solenoid gone bad. Call dealer to see how you can by-pass to get it repaired. Some of them have an access cover you can remove and push down to release the shifter

Posted on May 19, 2009

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The sensor is at the top of the pedel shaft. You should be able to push in the button with your finger. Push it in and listen for a click. if you dont hear a click then check the sensor wires for cuts or exposed copper. If thats good then the sensor needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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