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My 2009 Pontiac G5 started doing this about 3 months ago. On startup, the door locks make noise and it takes a while to shift out of park


Have the vehicle checked for DTC'S diagnostic trouble codes stored in the BCM - body control module . Everything is electroniclly controlled .
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Description and Operation
The automatic transmission shift lock control system is a safety device that prevents an inadvertent shift out of PARK when the engine is running. The driver must press the brake pedal before moving the shift lever out of the PARK position. The system consists of the following components:
• The automatic transmission shift lock solenoid (serviced as the automatic transmission shift lock actuator), as well as the body control module (BCM) and the engine control module (ECM). The shift lock solenoid is located within the floor shift control assembly with vehicles equipped with floor shift.
• The BCM controls the voltage to the shift lock control solenoid through the shift lock control solenoid controlled voltage circuit. The following conditions must be met before the BCM will remove voltage from the shift lock solenoid:
- The ignition is in the ON position.
- The engine control module (ECM) sends an input via GMLAN serial data to the BCM indicating the transmission is in the PARK position.
- The BCM determines the brake pedal is applied according the brake pedal position.
Since the shift lock control solenoid is permanently grounded, the BCM supplies voltage to the automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid, mechanically locking the shift lever in the PARK position as the solenoid energizes. When the brake pedal is applied, the BCM turns the control voltage output of the shift lock control solenoid OFF, de-energizing the shift lock control solenoid. The de-energized solenoid releases the mechanical lock allowing the driver to move the shift lever out of the PARK position. When the transmission is out of the PARK position, the shift lock control solenoid remains de-energized.
During remote start operation, the BCM will energize the shift lock control circuit, locking the shift lever in the PARK position.

The BCM supplies and monitors a reference voltage to the door lock switch through the door lock switch lock/unlock signal circuit. The door lock switch also receives a constant ground source. If a door lock switch is placed in the lock position, the reference voltage is taken directly to ground and the BCM senses 0.0 volts on the signal circuit. If a door lock switch is placed in the unlock position, the reference voltage is taken to ground through a 15k ohm resister that is internal to the door lock switches and senses approximately 2.9 volts on the signal circuit. This is how the BCM determines what portion of the door lock switch was activated.

Aug 22, 2017 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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Holden cruze 2009 key stuck in the ignition won't go to off position , can't get it out of park .What is the problem ?


Is it shifter on the floor ?
Ignition Lock Cylinder Control Actuator
If the vehicle is equipped with a floor mounted console gear shifter, it has a ignition lock cylinder control actuator system in the steering column. The ignition lock cylinder control actuator's purpose is to prevent the ignition key from being turned to the OFF position when the transmission is in gear and the vehicle may still be moving. The column ignition lock system consists of a ignition lock cylinder control actuator , and a park position switch that is located in the A/T shift lock control switch. The ignition lock cylinder control actuator contains a pin that is spring loaded out to mechanically prevent the ignition key cylinder from being turned to the lock position when vehicle transmission is not in the Park position. If vehicle power is lost, and/or the transmission is not in the Park position the operator will not be able to turn the ignition key to the lock position and will not be able to remove the ignition key from the column.

GM had problems with these ! Has a TSB - technical service bulletin !
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Description and Operation
The automatic transmission shift lock control system is a safety device that prevents an inadvertent shift out of PARK when the engine is running. The driver must press the brake pedal before moving the shift lever out of the PARK position. The system consists of the following components:
• The automatic transmission shift lock solenoid (serviced as the automatic transmission shift lock actuator), as well as the body control module (BCM) and the engine control module (ECM). The shift lock solenoid is located within the floor shift control assembly with vehicles equipped with floor shift.
• The BCM controls the voltage to the shift lock control solenoid through the shift lock control solenoid controlled voltage circuit. The following conditions must be met before the BCM will remove voltage from the shift lock solenoid:
- The ignition is in the ON position.
- The engine control module (ECM) sends an input via GMLAN serial data to the BCM indicating the transmission is in the PARK position.
- The BCM determines the brake pedal is applied according the brake pedal position.
Since the shift lock control solenoid is permanently grounded, the BCM supplies voltage to the automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid, mechanically locking the shift lever in the PARK position as the solenoid energizes. When the brake pedal is applied, the BCM turns the control voltage output of the shift lock control solenoid OFF, de-energizing the shift lock control solenoid. The de-energized solenoid releases the mechanical lock allowing the driver to move the shift lever out of the PARK position. When the transmission is out of the PARK position, the shift lock control solenoid remains de-energized.
During remote start operation, the BCM will energize the shift lock control circuit, locking the shift lever in the PARK position.
Replaced shifter on a cobalt , broken plastic part inside , wouldn't press on micro switch to disengage ! Found replacement shifter at auto slavage yard .$20.00 US

Sep 03, 2016 | Holden Cars & Trucks

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Service engine light came on the code is P1751. where is shift selenoid located on 2003 ford zx2


All of the shift solenoids are located inside the transmission attached to the hydraulic control valve body, to access them you must remove the pan located on the bottom of the transmission.

Oct 28, 2011 | 2003 Ford ZX2

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My 2003 ZX2 wont release with the button on the shift lever. The brake lights work,and I can bypass by using a screw driver in the hole on the console .


check fuses, remove console and check for power at solenoid when you apply brake pedal, if power is present and solenoid doesnt release lever then solenoid is likely Failed, if you dont have any power at solenoid with pedal pressed then you likely have a blown fuse or bad wire in solenoid power circuit. Also verify the solenoid has good ground circuit.

Apr 19, 2011 | 2003 Ford ZX2

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Approx How much should I expect to pay to repair a shift solenoid for a 2001 Escort ZX2? It shifts fine once use a ballpoint pen to get it out of park. Thank you,


Should'nt be over 1 hr,Labor Most shops charge a 1 hr. min. Good luck to you, As for price it depends on the hourly rate your shop charges,

Apr 01, 2011 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

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Torque convertor clutch circuit electrical code po743


CIRCUIT DESCRIPTION
The shift solenoid valve SL is turned ON and OFF by signals from the ECM to control the hydraulic pressure
acting on the lock–up relay valve, which then controls the operation of the lock–up clutch.
DTC No. DTC Detection Condition Trouble Area
P0743
 ECM detects open in solenoid SL circuit 4 times when solenoid
SL is not operated (2–trip detection logic)
 ECM detects short in solenoid SL circuit 4 times when solenoid
SL is operated (2–trip detection logic)
 Open or short in shift solenoid valve SL circuit
 Shift solenoid valve SL
ECM
Fail safe function
If the ECM detects a malfunction, it turns the shift solenoid valve SL OFF

Jun 10, 2010 | 1999 Ford Expedition

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2001 Escort ZX2: it wont go out of park...


There is a safety lock-out that keeps you from taking the car out of gear if you don't push the brake. If your brake lights still work then the switch is good. Also, some people have reported that if the high mount brake light is bad it will keep the car from being shifted out of park. If all of your brake lights work then the solenoid is bad. Remove the center console to get to the solenoid. Since the solenoid is expensive most people just zip-tie the solenoid open so that you don't have to push the brake to shift it from park.

May 16, 2010 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

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What would cause the switch in the center console to not allow the car to be put in gear


A shift solenoid is in the console. That solenoid operates upon when your foot depresses the brake pedal to shift

Mar 19, 2010 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

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My 2002 ZX2 Automatic's sifter doesn't want to shift out of park. Once I get it out of park it drives fine. Any suggestions?


The park lock-out solenoid is bad. It locks the shifter in park until you depress the brake pedal. You can remove the console and replace this solenoid or defeat it with a zip-tie.

Jan 04, 2010 | 2002 Ford ZX2

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2001 Ford ZX2 won't shift out of park. I have to use the shift release to get it out of park. I checked the fuses and they are all good.


I had this problem on my zx2, there is a solenoid on the right side of the shifter, if you take the center console out you can see it, you can zip tie it open and it will fix the problem, i wouldn't bother with replacing it, the only thing about zip tieing it is it will shift out of park even with the car off. but it fixed it, i have pictures i can send you if you need help, email me at kwkeaton@yahoo.com

Jun 04, 2009 | 2002 Ford ZX2

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