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?

by in Plano, TX on June 02, 2010
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2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , August 11, 2010
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.
COMMENT by , December 04, 2010
what dose it look like
ANSWER by , June 02, 2010
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