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Mykcar wont shift out of par

I do hold the brake when trying

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Next to your shift there is usually a little cap covering a little hole once removed. pull the button/cap off and push a key or small screw driver straight into the hole and pull the car out of park. it is a safety feature in more modern cars so you dont accidently throw it into get and just take off. this button/plug and usually be next to the shift or side of the colum. The button inside that hole is a safety release and is usually disengaged when you step on the brake also look at your fuses. one bad fuse and a $80.000 car becomes useless these days

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