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Won't shift out of park. why? - 2007 Chrysler 300 AWD Sedan

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Just Fixed my yesterday there is a spring attached to a plastic peice inside the gear box that breaks it is common in chryslers I have a 300, I pulled up the center counsel removed the gear box, drilled a hole in the pink cheap plastic peice attached the spring back on with a zip tie and ready to go, Note: chrysler will not sell you the pink peice they will make you buy the whole gear box for over $200 if you want them to install it now your looking at $4-500. took me 2 hours i can probably do it in an hour now hehehe

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

  • marykings Sep 04, 2010

    the same thing happened to our car, my husband took out the shifter we see the pink piece but while taking off the cover the spring fell out now we dont know where on the pink piece it goes ? help?

  • var2965 Sep 07, 2010

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This is a common problem for the 300.
just take off the cover where the shifter is, and you will see a small pink piece of plastic toward the front.(not the piece on the side near the pass seat.) push that piece in and the shifter will unlock. That piece and the shifter will have to be replaced. But the good news is the car is still able to drive

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Bu the shifter there is a little tab with a small hole take tab out and press shift lock releas button

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Slowly depress the brake pedal. If you hear a clicking sound in the shift column, its the solenoid that allows you to shift out of park. (safety feature) This solenoid sometimes goes bad, or bad connections can prevent this from operating. Its not generally suggested, but with a little mechanical experience, you can disassemble the column and remove this feature.

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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