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I have a 2004 mercury grand marquis that starts fine . The shifter will not move when i push down on the brake so i turn the key a 1/4 turn put the car in neutral and then start it n neutral. After that has been done i can now put the car in drive and proceed to go anywhere. what can be the problem

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Check/replace the brake light switch on the top of the brake pedal.

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