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My 1998 mazda auto shifter won't shift out of park, need to order the whole part but i don't know what its called

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When you press on the brake petal it sends a 12 volt signal to the tranny that withdraws a pin that holds the shifter in park. (Its a solenoid) I'd look there (both near the brake petal, and at the transmission) before spending any money... Could just be one damaged or disconnected wire . Best of luck!

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