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2001 Ford Escort Zx2 car is stuck in park. I'm not very in tune with this car and can't tell if the culprit is the parking pawl (130,000 mi) or electrical. I never received an manual so not 100% comfortable tearing through inside out yet.

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Check the brake light switch above the brake pedal. Move it or jiggle it it may need to be replaced.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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I have a 2000 ford escort zx2 and the shifter won't engage unless I use the override button.What is causing my shifter not to work?


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It should be a tiny door by the shifter, Open it and press down on the release tab to shift it out of park.

Jan 15, 2011 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

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On my 2001 Ford Escort Zx2 the automatic shifter is stuck in park. i can put it in gear only by sticking a screwdriver in the hole next to the shifter. ive also noticed that my brake lights are out as...


sounds like your brake light pedal switch is out when it goes out it locks your car in park so that you know its out and needs to be replaced

Oct 31, 2010 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

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2001 Escort ZX2: it wont go out of park...


There is a safety lock-out that keeps you from taking the car out of gear if you don't push the brake. If your brake lights still work then the switch is good. Also, some people have reported that if the high mount brake light is bad it will keep the car from being shifted out of park. If all of your brake lights work then the solenoid is bad. Remove the center console to get to the solenoid. Since the solenoid is expensive most people just zip-tie the solenoid open so that you don't have to push the brake to shift it from park.

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Sounds like the switch is shot.You can troubleshoot it with a volt meter

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