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I have a 2006 dodge charger and the automatic stick will not release when i engage the brake pedal? is that an electrical problem

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  • hojo4tamuk Jul 19, 2009

    and if that doesn't work then what next?

  • hojo4tamuk Jul 19, 2009

    didn't fix the problem

  • ryan_wares1
    ryan_wares1 Jan 18, 2013

    I had the same issue. on the shifter assembly there is a little pink tab that breaks very often. You have to take apart the shifter assembly and you can remove that tab. It will allow you to shift without pressing the brake but it will fix the issue.

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Hi there,

Well, yes it seems a electrical problem .....
try disconnecting the battery wire and try procedure again...

thanks

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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