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Starter is out I need to tow it to shop. how do get it to shift into neutral

Need to put car in neutral to tow to shop

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I'm no authority on Honda's but will the shifter not move when you put the key to the run position (not to the start position) and put your foot on the brake? We did this all the time in the shop to move cars around that wouldn't run. If not you may very well have to get the car floated to your shop. just a thought,good luck

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Shifting into NEUTRAL
To shift the transfer case to NEUTRAL do the following:

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Set the parking brake.
Start the vehicle or turn the ignition to RUN.
Connect the vehicle to the towing vehicle.
Put the transmission in NEUTRAL (N).
Shift the transfer case to 2HI.
Simultaneously press and hold the 2HI and 4LO buttons for 10 seconds. The red NEUTRAL light will come on when the transfer case shift to NEUTRAL is complete.
Shift the transmission to REVERSE (R) for one second, then shift the transmission to DRIVE (D) for one second, or FIRST (1) for vehicles equipped with a manual transmission.
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To shift out of NEUTRAL:

Set the parking brake and apply the regular brake pedal.
Shift the transmission to NEUTRAL (N) and turn the ignition to RUN with the engine off.
Press the button for the desired transfer case shift position (2HI, 4HI, AUTO 4WD or 4LO).
After the transfer case has shifted out of NEUTRAL the red light will go out.
Release the parking brake.
You may start the engine and shift the transmission to the desired position.
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