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99 E250 abs lights blinking

Lights blink and can not shift from park have to start in nuetral..no brake lights changed brake switch and work about 3 days

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Check under the drivers pedals for a plastic switch around the brake pedal. This operates the brake lights. It may be out of adjustment or broken. There should be a gearshift lockout to require you to step on the brake pedal to shift out of park. There should be a switch either under the hood or dash for the shift. Check with an autoparts place and they can show you the two switches so you know what you are looking for.

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