Question about 2008 Dodge Avenger
First try the override - remove the cup holder liner, stick your finger in the hole and lightly push on the override switch (all in user manual). If this doesn't work you have a small spring that has shot off the cheap plastic hook that holds it in place. Remove the shifter knob (lifts straight up), Unsnap shifter assembly cover (use small screwdriver), remove coin tray thing in front of shifter. Remove PRND panel (again this all just snaps in place (look for tabs)). On the left side of the shifter you should see a pink plastic piece with a cable connected to it. Pull it toward the rear of the vehicle while attempting to put in reverse. The spring is probably shot off or hanging from this pink thing. I drilled a small hole in mine and reattached the spring or new spring if your like me and couldn't find the old one. You will have to remove the four bolts that mount the shifter assembly to replace the spring. About a 1-2 hr job.
Posted on Jul 30, 2010
If theres a problem with the brake light's it won't come out of park.. The brake pedal has to be depressed and the car not have a load as in rolling down a hill, up on a rock, against the curb. and if the brake lights work you have a different problem as this needs to be checked first.
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
Because of a few idiots who left a car running while they thought it was in park when it really wasn't, makers installed these stupid interlocks. They often fail, and should be removed. You will see a solenoid operate catch that prevents the shifter from being moved out of park unless the solenoid is activated. Remove this catch and the solenoid.
Posted on Aug 08, 2010
Need to take shifter knob off so i can take out the shifter to replace the piece that broke so my car can shift for my 2008 dodge avenger
Posted on Jul 26, 2010
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------- Vehicle has whining sound in gear?
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