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How to move the shift lever into neutral on a 2006 Kia Sedona when the battery is dead in the button will not move

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If the car is parked on a grade/hill, with the transmission in gear will prevent shifting (pressure from the wheels through your axle/driveshaft). Have one person rock the car back and forth with another person (with strong fingers!) sitting in the drivers seat with the foot over the brake (if you're on a hill). As the person rocks the car slightly back and forth, see if you can disengage the safety button and move to N or P. Obviously engage emergency brake after that!

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First check for codes,transmission tune up is usually the solution for problems related with cold issues

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SOURCE: How do I shift from park into neutral, to move

i'm not positive but i think if you turn the switch on, it will free the gear shift. it does in my car but its older than yours. hope this might help.

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shifter cable either broke or came disconnected

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2002 chevy trailblazer on neutral mode, trailblazer can be pushed easily,but shifter is stuck on park. vehicle will start.the push button on shifter will not engage

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The button on my 2012 kia sportage gear shift is stuck. I cannot take the key out of the ignition or turn car completely off!

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