» » »

Ford Q&A

Ask Your Question

2002 Ford Taurus Question: shifter stuck in park

 

Question

carthagedale, 3.0L V6, Carthage, MO, December 13, 2010, 15:46
 Rookie

starting car okay, but will not shift out of park

2 Answers
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    December 13, 2010, 21:46
    Profile_thumbnail
     Master

    Brake light switch is probably not working, or the wiring is melted or damaged at the switch. Check there.

    Probably have no brake lights either...

    Reply
    Flag This
  • Answer #2

    Visitor, January 19, 2011, 23:18

    More than likely the BOO (brake on/off) switch located on the brake pedal, or it's connector is the problem. Check to see if the brake lights are working. If not, you can disconnect the BOO switch and jump the wires together. If the brake lights come on then, it should shift out of park.

    Reply
    Flag This