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Suburban stuck in PARK

1997 Chevrolet Suburban - gets stuck in Park, even though stepping on brake. Wild jiggling and stomping on pedal has gotten it out, but am worried. Brake lights work, cannot find pedal switch(es). Is the release solenoid switch part of the brake light switch, and is this the likely culprit, or is it the mechanism? MOST IMPORTANT: IS THERE A MANUAL OVERRIDE?

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I accidently posted under 2004 Envoy - actually a 1997 Chevy Suburban. Found the switch on the brake actuator rod, sprayed with WD 40 (sloppy - hit or miss) - and moved the switch around. Now works fine. If I could find a way to remove the switch, I would replace. I may find the wires for the power and release servo and jump those out with a remote switch in case of future problems.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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    Leroy Robbins Apr 17, 2013

    Great idea! I will do the same if I can be directed to the proper wires. Leroyr


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Hey turn the key to where you can put it in netural and then start it then slect a gear

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