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Transmission stuck in park how can i release it the transmission linkage is frozen. how can i get this problem solved

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If the cable is bounded up disconnect it from the transmission by removing the set nut holding it on.
Did you check the shift lock solenoid first?
That item locks the shifter in park unless you depress the brake pedal to shft
That solenoid maybe causing your problems

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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