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Transmission won't shift into gear only park works no prior problems just all of a sudden stop Lincoln Continental 2001

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I would say it has something to do with this !
Shift Interlock System An ignition/shifter interlock mechanism is installed to prevent shifting the transaxle out of the PARK position unless the ignition switch is rotated to RUN and the brake pedal is applied. The floor shift interlock system consists of:

  • an actuator assembly integral to the ignition/shifter interlock cable assembly.
  • a bracket retaining the actuator.
  • the necessary wiring.
The solenoid is energized when the ignition switch is turned to the RUN position, locking the transaxle range selector lever in the PARK position. When the brake pedal is applied and the stoplight switch (13480) is activated, the ignition/shifter interlock actuator is deactivated and the transaxle range selector lever can be moved out of the PARK position.

Posted on Dec 18, 2016

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SOURCE: 2000 lincoln continental transmission problem (check transmission)

hi i presumme you mean the gear shift has a lot of play you need to get it adjusted or if parts worn replaced and check your boxes fliud level is correct when was the last time you had the boxes filters renewed if its been a while you need to change them yates210456

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SOURCE: 1997 Lincoln Continental transmission

I am not entirely certain I understand what button you are describing. However I think you are talking about the button that has to be depressed in order to shift gears. Aside from the transmission not being able to return to the park position, it has no effect on the key being removed from the ignition lock cylinder. The ignition lock cylinder wearing out and not releasing is a very common problem and requires a new ignition lock cylinder.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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SOURCE: gear shift stuck on park

hi do you hear a click sound from the gear lever area when you press the brake pedal if not first of all check under the dashboard around the brake pedal se if the brake switch has fallen out if all looks ok then if you look at the top of your gear selecter you should see a small plastic screw remove it with a flat screw driver put you car key in the hole and push down on the key you should be able to then remove your gear selecta from the park position hope this helps

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Lincoln LS2000, transmission hesitates to shift from park into any gear. No problems with shifting through gears in regular driving. Is this a major repair? Only 113,000 mi.

Inspection is required.
For Automatic transmission problem,click the link below:---- Automatic transmission troubleshooting:----

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/automatic-transmission-will-not-go-into.html

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Automatic transmission shift lever issues?-------

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/automatic-transmission-shift-lever-hard.html

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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL? --

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-automatic-transmission.html

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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID AND FILTER?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-change-automatic-transmission.html

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Transmission fault light on car dash?

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OD light flashing and transmission fluid leaking?

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Why Transmission fluid leaks near radiator?

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