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2008 Dodge Avenger Gear Shift stuck in Park

My gear shift is stuck in park and wont budge no matter what. The engine runs great and there is no obvious problem with the transmission. Ive only had this car a few months!

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Sounds like the lock for it broke either from the button on the shifter or from the pedal its only plastic i would take the shifter cover off and try it then and look at all the peices too see what is not working

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