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My 1995 Chevy Silverado , 4x4 , 5.7 litre motor will not recognize or go into park. The transmission shift lever will not stay or go into park. I have to place the transmission in Neutral to start the truck. Is it the "shift actuator switch"? Any reply is appreciated. thanks

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  • Zaraki Jul 09, 2010

    Check the shifter cable for loose brackets or a damaged shifter cable and inspect the neutral safety switch down on the side of the transmission, and if it has dual wire connectors then there is a possibility that the neutral safety switch is faulty and the internal components are damaged and it is not allowing the shift linkage back into park. These neutral safety switches were notorious for melting the wire connector inside of the neutral safety switch, which requires the replacing of both the neutral safety switch and the wire connector. (The wire connectors are available from a GM dealer) If there is no problem with the neutral safety switch then the problem will most likely be a fault with the parking pawl linkage under the transmission oil pan, or the shifter inter-lock solenoid located in the steering column has no power from the brake light switch or it is faulty.

  • keithmartin7 Jul 11, 2010

    To clarify: The shift lever (inside the cab,on the steering column) will not go into park,therefore I cannot start the truck. I can only start the vehicle if I shift the lever to neutral before starting. The transmission works well otherwise. It's an automatic tranny.

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Sounds like it is slightly out of adjustment - on the shift cable

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