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2007 suzuki forenza shift lever will not shift from park

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Check your owner's manual for shift interlock and how to bypass. make sure your brake lights are working. If not check for blown fuse. brake light switch failure will cause shifter interlock to not function. neutral safety switch must also be checked.

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Park lockout (5 years old but not covered)
the brake lights must work, or it will no unlock.
do they. if not the switch (brakes) is bad.

USA book, for USA car. 4 bucks.

https://suzukipitstopplus.com/Products/1068-2007-forenza-reno-service-manual.aspx


i think the 2008 the bypass was deleted.
it is in later years, for sure.
because the DOT (USA FED) made this feature Illeeggal. (sp wrong on purpose, its illeegal word here , silly huh>?)

so the key slot is there bypass.
unless the opr guide is wrong.

Posted on Jun 09, 2015

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If your shifter is locked take your key and right in front of the shifter you will see a oblong plug about an inch long pop it off put key in and press down you will feel the key give pull shifter into nuetral take key out plug the little hole and you are ready to ride mine did the same thing

Posted on Jun 09, 2015

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  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2015

    same year, latter the USA feds made this hole (againstdalaw) , please post your year, OP is 2007. be nice to know the cut off year. right?

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2015

    the word illleggal is profane here.. wow.

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2015

    if not in uSA?

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    i found you the 2007 owner book for free.
    here it is , read how to shift section.
    http://www.autodealertools.com/quickQuot...

    page 2-17 answers this, and the bypass is not deleted till 2008?
    free oper guide what a great find...






  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2015

    the balloon points to the SLOT Bypass
    next time keep the guide. and win.

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2015

    I found the federal law. it's 2010.
    code 49 section
    FMVSS114 Requirement S5.2.4 - GEAR SELECTION CONTROL OVERRIDE OPTION
    the law is tricky and works now, in odd ways.
    what they did is change the key rules.
    to put car in say neutral you must remove the key. (say dead car?)
    there can be a hidden lever (needs a tool)
    to pull key OUT, with dead battery.
    (so you can tow it, or even with a lost key)
    But, to prevent drive away theft:?

    and if battery is good (charged)
    you can not shift, from park to gears with brakes dead. and no bypass lever is allowed now. and the one that is there for key removal on dead car, must be hidden.
    unlike the 2007 shown above.

    it's in the Antitheft sections DOT.
    some car makers, did this sooner than 2010
    and that is even more tricky
    the RULE OF BTSI it is called.

    http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nvs/pdf...
    don't read it, or go crazy,,,

    moving the car with no brakes, is not allowed. unless engine is dead. or battery dead.

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SOURCE: 2007 SUZUKI FORENZA GEAR LEVER LOCK PROBLEM

this can be due to shifter level cable adjustment. that should be adjusted according to its service procedures.

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