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Shifting lever get stuck on p position?How to drive of parking lot?

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The shift interlock system isn't allowing you to get it out of park. Make sure you are depressing brake pedal. If it still isn't working check to see if your brake lights (all of them including the 3rd brake light in the back window) are working, If none are working check to see if a wire broke at the stop light switch down by the brake pedal otr if you have a blown fuse.

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There should be a shifter safety bypass under a small cover next to the shifter

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On two occasions our '99 Volvo S80 locked in park. Gear shifting lever would not go into Drive. Both times it was parked on an incline. By pushing (rocking ) foreword several times the shifting le


Sounds like a part called a parking "Pawl" is hanging up. You could try to park the way they show you in driving school, with the rear of the tire against the curb when the car is facing uphill. Theory is that the tire will chock the vehicle against the curb as a bumper stop and prevent rolling backwards. This will minimize pressure on the inside of the transmission parking pawl.

You can go to aboutautomobile.com and search for "Consumer complaints" or Recalls and enter your vehicle info. Then see if others are having problems like yours.

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When park on a hill or slope. the transmission makes a loud noise when **** to reverse or drive. but on flat surface it's smooth shifting.


before you return the shifting lever to park on a hilly slope please apply parking brake first then shift the lever to park.now when pulling off shift to drive then remove park brake no loud noise.just my 2 cents

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Can't switch out of Park on my 2003 Expedition. Was driving normally and parked it. Then when I went to leave it wouldn't switch gears from Park into Drive; the lever is stuck and it is all...


U need to disconnect the brake lights switch on top of the brake pedal, and stick a wire or paper clip in between the two wires, the will allow you to take it out of park, then you need to replace the switch, if that Dosent work check you fuses, if it blows try it with the switch unplugged please rate and good luck

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My 2001 Dodge Caravan's transmission is stuck in reverse.


Things haven't changed much...look on top of the transmission in the engine compartment and look at the shifting linkage. Look for anything that could be interfering with the shifting. One linkage is the cable to the Shift Lever and Rod that goes down into the transmission. Remove the cable adjustment screw.
Move the shift lever rod towards the front of the Van into the Park Indent Position. Place the Driver's Position (Dash) Shift Lever into Park and then reconnect the Cable to the Shift Lever and tighten down the cable adjustment screw to 70 in-lbs.
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1999 Volvo S80 stuck in park


Hi there this sounds like a common fault it also happens on xc70 xc90 an new s80 if you remove the suround from the gear selector you should be able to see the gear linkage cable too the left hand side towards the back of the cable there is a push fit lock nut it is yellow and plastic which locks cable into position it sounds as though the push nut is not gripping the cable if you gently prise open the yellow part to the left of th car it should open the cable is spring loaded so it will stay in position after releaseing the nut push the nut as far forward as it will go so it moves forward on the cable once you have done this push the yellow push nut back in to secure the cable then you should be able to use your car again but what i would sugest is to get it replaced as its started to wear and will only happen again at a later date hope this helps tony.t

Jun 29, 2009 | 1999 Volvo S80

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1995 Chevy S10 Blazer will not go into park.


theres a shift cable if its floor model,linkage for column model.

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Shifting Gear is Stuck in ''Park'' position


u will need to check and make sure the brake lights work, the shifter is tied to the brake light switch, if the brake lights don't work or the brake pedal is not pushed a gear shifter lock out is engaged, this is a Federally mandated safety feature.

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