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1999 Volvo S80 Question: How to get my car to shift into gear

 

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DedraWhitney, 2.9L 6 Cylinder, Belle Chasse, LA, September 09, 2010, 11:11
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My car was given to me and everything works fine except it won't shift into any other gear but park. It sat unused for quite a while what can I do to fix the problem

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, September 09, 2010, 21:12
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    There's a shift lock system the prevents you from taking the shifter out of park until you step on the brake. This system is malfunctioning and should be looked at.

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