When I start the car can not move gear out of park on 1994 Acura Legend

so if I put the car in neutral then I can move what's the problem

by in Nashville, TN on November 16, 2013
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ANSWER by on November 16, 2013
Check your brake lights, it is caused by no voltage to the shift lock solenoid/actuator at the base of the console shifter or column shifter. The voltage comes from the brake light circuit. Also if the solenoid is in the console something might have spilled into shifter causing it to fail to release. Also the solenoid could be defective.
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COMMENT by on November 22, 2014
replaced brake light switch and that was the problem, thanks