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My truck will not go into gear. I took off the switch on the brake pedal and put the two green wires together, thinking this would bypass the switch. Same thing. Will not go inot gear.

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Have you checked your fuses. I know that on my ford i had a blown fuse and could not take it out of park. Replaced the fuse and it starting working just fine.

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