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

 

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marolson63, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Montrose, MN, March 09, 2012, 10:38
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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?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13401 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 09, 2012, 11:25
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    YOU POSSIBLY HAD A SHIFT LOCK SOLENOID ISSUE OR BRAKE SWITCH PROBLEM. THE BRK SW SENDS PWR TO SHIFT SOLENOID CK THAT 1ST

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    marolson63, March 09, 2012, 11:33
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    Thanks, I will check those two things.

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