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1994 sho - 3.2L ..cannot get gear shifter to move out of park. changed the brake light switch.. no brake lights - no hazzard lights - no movement of the shifter..whats the deal??

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Shift interlock solenoid is probably bad. The override is down by the shifter with a little round cap that pops out to push a long narrow screwdriver into the hole.

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