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Transmission is in neutral. Automatic shifter on console is stuck in park.

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must pry it out

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My 2003 Oldsmobile altero gets stuck and i have to jiggle the shifter or leave it set for a min befor if will go from park to reverse ect.. Just got the car yesterday


Your problem is more then likely with the Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control .This is a safety thing . Has a switch , wiring and a electrical solenoid .
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System
The automatic transmission shift lock control is a safety device that prevents an inadvertent shift out of PARK when the ignition is ON. 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 control solenoid
• The automatic transmission shift lock control switch
• The park/neutral position switch

Sorry to here your having a problem with it already .
There are diagnostic step to find the problem , involves using a DVOM - digital volt ohm meter an using a wiring diagram to locate test points in the circuit . Plus you will need to take parts of your vehicle apart to get to those test points . The most likely part to fail is the park neutral safety switch . The contacts wear inside after hundreds of times of moving the shifter . But without testing this is just a guess .

With the ignition in the ON position, battery positive voltage is supplied to the park/neutral position switch. With the transmission in the PARK position, the contacts in the park/neutral position switch are closed. This allows current to flow through the switch to the automatic transmission shift lock control switch. The circuit continues through the normally-closed switch to the automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid. The automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid is permanently grounded. This energizes the automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid, mechanically locking the shift linkage in the PARK position. When the driver presses the brake pedal the contacts in the automatic transmission shift lock control switch open, de-energizing the automatic transmission shift lock control solenoid. This allows the shift lever to move from the PARK position.

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My 1991 ford escort won't turn over. Fully charged battery. any ideas?


There is no relay involved in the starter circuit of this vehicle . The micro switch you are talking about at the shifter has nothing to do with the starting circuiIt either . If you have a automatic transmission There is on the transmission the park neutral safety switch . Won't allow the vehicle to start unless the transmission is in park or neutral . Ford calls the switch manual lever position switch . Try moving the shift lever to netual to see if it starts .

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Automatic transmission does not go out of park. change brake switch no help. need to find interlock control unit. could it be the neutral safety switch.


The transmission is locked into park by a solenoid activated little pin that stops the shifter from moving. It is attached to the shifter area under the console. You say you replaced the brake light switch, but did you check the brake lights to see if they work?

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My Cadillac Cts 2006 won't crank and gear shift won't move out of reverse.


It won't crank because it is in reverse. First remove the linkage at the transmission and put it in park or just see if the transmission shifter will move. If it does, then look to the cable or shifter in the console/column. If the transmission shifter doesn't move, It is an internal transmission problem. Most can be repaired by removing the valve body. Via the transmission oil pan. Some the transmission has to be pulled .

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My 1997 Chevy Cavalier automatic transmission is stuck in neutral and the shifter just glides from park, won't engage in any gears.


If the shift handle moves extremely freely (more than normal), changes are that the shift cable has become disconnected from the shift lever. This would explain the indicator not moving out of neutral.
You will need to access the shift lever by removing the console cover. Once you access the shifter check the cable connection to the level. If the cable is broken, it will need replacement. If the cable clip has broken or fallen off, it will need to be reattached.

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Shift lever blocked in position D ?


Could be the park neutral switch. It senses that foot is on the brake pedal so shifter can be moved.

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Gear shifter won't shift into reverse or park


When you "muscled it into neural" you broke the shifter. Most likely it will take a replacement shifter to repair.

Apr 23, 2014 | 2003 Subaru Forester

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Automatic shift stuck park


flat towed, in park is not possible
the shift console, has an emergency park lockout, release feature
what is broken, unsaid.??????
the lost operators guide covers both towing rules
and shows that emerg. button location. use it and shift the shifter to neutral.
the front wheels are locked in park.
the problem with flat towing any car are many.
steering lock failure. (locks in motion)
transmission oiling , when the engine is not running the
transmission pump is dead, and oil lube is lacking to many critical areas..
page 163 here covers, the magic switch (emg)
http://www.toyota.com/t3Portal/document/om/OM12656U/pdf/4.pdf

page 160 is tow.
no flat towing.
it can be towed on its rear wheels all day long.

the transmission issues, can be very serious.
do no listen to some dweeb saying gee i towed min 500 miles the wrong way, do not. he never rebuilt a transmission in his life and dont understand how it works deep inside.
page 161,
Never tow a vehicle with an automatic
transmission from the rear with the
front wheels on the ground, as this
may cause serious damage to the
transmission.

page 162, emergancy towed with chains (flat)
short distance with a driver in the seat
in neutral. , ACC position at key switch.
obviously if the key switch parts, are bad, this dont work and would be
very dangerous to all person, in car, towing, and me on the road.

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I have 2001 outback with automatic transmission.The car will only start you push the interlock switch thought the center console little hole and move the shifter to neutral postion.Checked all the fuses...


The car should start in park without your foot on the brake, the brake pedal should make no difference. I would check the PRNDL switch on the side of the transmission for damage and proper operation. Most likely the switch is bad, cable is not routed right or is damaged. If you disconnect the shifter cable and make sure the trans linkage arm is fully seated in the park position, the car will start in park as long as the switch is good. If the car does not start, then you will need the switch. At the parts stores and dealership, this part name is pronounced : PRINDLE as in PRNDL (Park-Reverse-Neutral-Drive-Low).
I hope this info helps!~subyguru~

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My car has a automatic transmission and sometimes it well not start unless i pull down on the park shifter sometimes to neutral is it in the shifter please answer thanks. ps 1990 mitsubishi montero


I expect the neutral safety switch within the console/shifter is coming out of adjustment or failing. You'll have to remove the trim pieces off of the console to get a good luck. Not too difficult I believe just a medium phillips screw driver will do.

Please let me know if this had assisted you.

Thanks,
Tom

Jun 26, 2010 | 1990 Mitsubishi Montero

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