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2003 CADILLAC CTS WON'T SHIFT FROM PARK

MY 2003 CADILLAC CTS STUCK IN PARK ,I PRESS THE SHIFT LOCK SWITCH MANUEL IT WON'T WORK
PLEASE NEED HELP

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  • daoukonate May 25, 2009

    YES THE BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON AND THE BRAKE SWICTH ON PEDAL IS RECEIVING POWER .THE CODES C1244, U1300,U1300,P0463 CAME ON IN MY DIAGNOSTIC COMPUTER.



    THANK

  • daoukonate May 25, 2009

    THANK YOU SO MUCH

  • Greg Margossian
    Greg Margossian May 11, 2010

    There seems to be a security issue in the electronics, preventing you from shifting from park. It's possible its a glitch and that resetting the codes (disconnect negative battery cable for 10minutes) could fix the problem at least temporarily. If this works and the problem returns however, your problem needs to be diagnosed at the dealer. Best of luck with your problem and wish I could have been of more help. Take care.

    Greg

  • Greg Margossian
    Greg Margossian May 11, 2010

    Do the brake lights come on when you step on the brake pedal? Most cars have a safety feature built in to prevent shifting from park without the brake pedal being applied. If the switch is bad, this may be preventing you from shifting.
    Greg


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