Brake warning light on, speedo needle jumps when applying brakes on Jeep Grand Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution
A short circuit in the shift interlock cable solenoid can cause various symptoms—the speedometer needle may jump or vibrate when the brakes are applied, a fuse can blow in the fuse panel, or the brake warning light may illuminate. The shift interlock cable may need to be replaced.
Problem Data
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2 model years affected: 1996, 1997
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