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My Camry won't go into park. I have to put it in Reverse pull the E-brake to turn off and remove the key. Starting means: turn the key til lights turn on hold down brake pull down E-brake shift to neutral and turn on the car. I've located the braided wire/cable that connects from shifter to transmission under the hood and tinkered with it even losing reverse a couple of times. What can I do to get it to push the lever all the way down to shift to park?

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seems like your gear linkage is either broken or come off, if the linkage is ok then u are looking at a replacement gearbox

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Low transmission fluid, clogged transmission filter etc. Check the fluid level, check for leaks if low. Repair any leaks, if leaking from the transmission pan gasket you'll have to replace it. It'll be a good time for a transmission tune-up.

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check the gear stick make sure it did not come out of place

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