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2003 Ford Taurus Question: cant get out of park

 

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blacklaw, 3.0L V6 DOHC, Anderson, IN, January 27, 2009, 12:50
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cant get out of park there is a little box on the brake pedal if i move it a little bit up and down it will come out not sure what the part is called to try and get it fixed

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    Andy Y January 27, 2009, 13:12
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    Sounds like you're talking about the brake switch (sometimes called the "stop lamp switch", or "brake pedal position switch"). It may only need adjustment. Many brake switches are mounted on some kind of threaded shaft and adjusted with jam nuts. The brake switch sends the signal to the brake shift interlock that the brake is pressed, and allows the shifter to move out of 'park'. It also typically activates the brake lights

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    Visitor, August 05, 2011, 13:16

    thats it

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    hemicuda January 28, 2009, 12:17
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    The Napa part # is ECH SL826 cost is about $25 should be available at most auto parts stores.

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    blacklaw, January 28, 2009, 18:29
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    thanks guys i hope it is easy to install

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    blacklaw, January 28, 2009, 18:29
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    thanks guys i hope it is easy to install

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