gear shift locked in park on 2001 Kia Rio

how do i get my gear shift to unlock and come out of park?

by in Indianola, IA on April 25, 2010
1 answer 1 comment
ANSWER by on April 27, 2010
There's a small plastic cover over a hole on the shifter console. Remove the cover and insert a narrow blade screwdriver, coat hanger wire etc. into the hole to push and hold the release while you operate the shifter. (temp help- get it fixed)
COMMENT by on September 16, 2013
i tried it an it worked the first time.an that s what i need.BUT WHAT S BLOWING THE FUSE?
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