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Gear shift Selector stuck

When I turn on ignition I cannot Get gear shift selector to move, also When I depress brake 2 warning lights come on, Service Stabilitrak,and Service traction control

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These were known for having faulty brake light switche that would cause that problem as well as cruise control inop. I would check that first. It operates the shift-lock solenoid which releases the shifter. There were also some problems with the ignition switches, but mostly on the gm cars.

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The torque converter clutch circuit may be at fault. The best way to determine the problem is to have a scanner/computer to read check engine codes.

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ur gear shift has a little plastic bar on gear shift and it has crack on the side u cant see have it changed out and both of ur problems will be solved at same time.

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I would first give a visual test on the wires to see if there is a short anywhere, can you run a test meter on the control module to see if there is ohms resistance or shorting out!

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