Stuck in Park on 2008 Chevrolet Impala

My gear shift is stuck in park and the dealership says I need a new gear shift for a heavy price of course, is this necessary?

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If you have the center council shifter, there is a lock over ride button inside the body of the council. It's located on the right hand side of the shifter and about the location of where the shifter is in Neutral. You can ge to it with a small screw driver and push it in. With the button pushed in, you can shift. There is a wire that connects the shifter to the braking system that may be broke. Very tight tolerence.
what dose it look like
it sounds like it is if you want to drive it. what exactly is the problem and why the failure on this new of a car. how many miles?? you have a 3 yr 36000 bumper to bumper.

Roy