shift lever stuck in park. on Suzuki Grand Vitara

Average mileage: 100,122 (13,100–210,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
6 model years affected: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2007, 2012
13 people reported this problem
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2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 55,000 mi,
Can't move automatic transmission out of park. Used "shift lock" on console to move shifter. Called Suzuki Service. He said " it sounded like a blown fuse. He asked if I had brake lights [and I don't] and told me the name of an actuator fuse. I looked in the operator's manual and could not find the fuse he mentioned. Pulled the brake light fuse and it is ok. Scheduled a repair visit.
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 110,000 mi,
I have the same problem. Car was put in park and now it seems like the automatic trans shifter is not engaging to shift out of park. Any help out there would be appreciated.
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 128,000 mi,
stuck in park. i was able to shift the car manually at the transmission. hit the release [ inside the console] and the lever moves but does not shift. can't find a manual for the car hope some one else has had the problem and can help.
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 91,000 mi,
shift lever stuck in park. How can I solve the problem. It is much problem me that I am woman. Thanks
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 137,000 mi,
wont shift out of park without disengaging the release inside the console (through the opening on the left of console)
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 82,000 mi,
Cannot shift from Park, (locked in PARK).
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Automatic Transmission 210,000 mi,
Couldn't pull it out of park for a time. Turned off engine and put on brakes and tried to take it off park again. Did after about four to five tries.