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



novice61, 3.2L V6, Nashville, TN, November 16, 2013, 10:59

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

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    ProfessorG November 16, 2013, 11:06

    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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    novice61, November 22, 2014, 10:37

    replaced brake light switch and that was the problem, thanks

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