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Have a 2000 Chevy caviler, the automatic shifter will not shift. Where should i start looking?

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First a saftey feature is you have to step on the brakes and brake lights have to come on. If this is the case check all fuses.
If thats ok
If shifter is on floor depress lock and check release you can bypass but not safe to.
If all okay start checking the linkage.
Check cable on botton of steering colum shifter bolts may come loose

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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    BobB Nov 25, 2013

    how do you bypass it


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Even with your foot on the brake... engine running... the shifter will not move?

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

  • woodworkerbo Sep 30, 2010

    yes with my foot on the brake, engine running, shifter will not move.



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