Trouble shifting out of park. Pumping the brakes will sometimes release the lock on 2008 Mercury Milan

When the car has been running for awhile, I have less success getting the release button to let go. I have no diagnostic lights indicating a problem. What would be the best fix for this problem?

by in Montrose, MN on March 09, 2012
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ANSWER by on March 09, 2012
YOU POSSIBLY HAD A SHIFT LOCK SOLENOID ISSUE OR BRAKE SWITCH PROBLEM. THE BRK SW SENDS PWR TO SHIFT SOLENOID CK THAT 1ST
COMMENT by on March 09, 2012
Thanks, I will check those two things.