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2001 Ford Escort Question: My car will not shift out of park. The brake lights are working.

 

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aarmstrong, Boise, ID, March 18, 2014, 09:57
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My 2001 Ford ZX2 won't shift out of park. It is an automatic. The brake lights are working. The shifter column has been broken for a few years but has always worked. I took apart the central console to see if there were any issues and couldn't see any. Suggestions would be helpful. Not sure if I need to replace the shifter or something else.

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    G. T. Service Center (4188 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG March 18, 2014, 10:53
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    Either it's the lock solenoid at the shifter housing, or had some before that the stop light switch was not moving far enough even though the brake lights worked.

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