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My 2002 s430 won't go shift all the way into

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Try checking the brake light sending unit. Are your brake lights even working. Many newer vehincles will not shift out of park unless the brake pedal is depressed. However, a faulty sendind unit located on the pedal itself can keep you from moving anywhere. Just check to see if your brake lights are working to know if the sending unit is working.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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is check engine light on or visit workshop displayed on cluster while engine is running. If so there is a electrical malfunction-although if the linkage is disconnected from the trans to the throttle the gear recognition switch would send an implausible signal and set a code. this code is not a priority code and may not set the light right away. A lot of times one of the linkage rod retaining clips falls off. Look under the car and you will see a rod that attaches to the shifter box arm and to the transmission neutral safety switch(manual valve) arm. It may actually be resting on the ground. If not look and make sure it is secure. Next there is a slot on the shifter wood where you can put a flat blade screw driver in and release the manual shifter lock. Your owners manual will describe how to do this. Depending on what failed the vehicle may be in what is called limo home mode where the trans does not shift out of second gear and the throttle is not very responsive. It will give you the opportunity to move the car to a safe location possibly even a repair shop. The shifter boxes are are a sealed unit with no replaceable parts. They are slightly expensive and require an s.d.s. machine to replace because they must be programmed and version coded. I hope I have been helpful

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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it is your neural safety switch. it is bad.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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