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2011 Chevrolet Impala Question: What causes my car to resist shifting out of park when parked on an incline?

 

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Brewphy1, 3.5L V6, Dimondale, MI, January 07, 2014, 17:14
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This problem occurs when the vehicle is parked on any incline, even slight incline.

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    ProfessorG January 07, 2014, 17:20
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    It's the weight of the vehicle resting against the parking paw in the transmission. Try parking the car and setting the emergency brake before releasing brake pedal and see the difference.

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    Brewphy1, January 07, 2014, 17:49
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    Thanks, I will do that and let you know the difference. Brewphy1

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    ProfessorG, January 07, 2014, 17:53
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    U BET let me know.

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