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1999 Ford Taurus Question: Column Shifter will not shift out of park

 

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MissMolely, Henderson, CO, January 20, 2014, 16:25
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When I try to shift the column shifter out of park, it will not budge

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    G. T. Service Center (4188 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG January 20, 2014, 16:32
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    Try to turn the key 1 click, not to run, and see if you can pull it into neutral, and start it. OK it's the shift lock actuator, just wanted you to check a way to be able to drive it instead of a wrecker.

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    pushrod January 20, 2014, 18:30
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    Check to see if the brake lights are working. Possible blown fuse, the brake light or wiring to the switch gives trouble on this vehicle also.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 21, 2014, 06:17
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    agree with both

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