stuck in park on 2006 Buick Lucerne

My car starts but cannot shift the vehicle out of park.

by in Tucson, AZ on June 19, 2011
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ANSWER by on June 19, 2011
Likely has a shift interlock problem that may be caused by malfunction with brake lights. See if you have a brake light problem and then inspect the brake light switch for probs if the lights are not working corrrectly.
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ANSWER by on July 14, 2011
Has happen to my wife a number of times, and then I have to get it out of park. Just pull shifter forward and give it a good steady and strong pull down. It will go out of park just muscle is more than you are.
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ANSWER by on February 18, 2015
Answer #2 Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 457-6241 milesauto January 03, 2013, 05:54 Profile_thumbnail Master The shift lock control feature was intended to prevent drivers from shifting out of Park with the vehicle running without the brakes applied. However, if the ignition switch is in the Accessory (ACC) position, it may be possible on some vehicles to move the shift lever out of Park WITHOUT first activating the brake. The shift lock control system is ONLY active when the ignition switch is in the RUN or ON position. Note: not all ignition switches have a accessory position. Try that first otherwise the shift interlock mechanisum will need to be checked for problem. Reply Flag This
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