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1999 Lexus LS400 Question: why do I hear a click by the gear shift when I apply the brake pedal



Son of God, 4.0L V8, Brandywine, MD, September 04, 2012, 14:35

and my 1999 Lexus LS 400

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    Olympia Auto (38 Answers) , Chicago, IL - (773) 295-4911
    Olympia Auto September 20, 2012, 15:55

    That's the shift lock release.

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  • Answer #2

    September 23, 2012, 18:51

    There is a lock that prevents removing the shifter from "park" if you do not have your foot on the brake. The click you feel/hear is the lock disingaging to allow you to move out of "park".

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