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Chevy Cobalt

(2005 Chevrolet Cobalt)
in Amarillo, TX on December 06, 2009
I have a chevy cobalt that wont start with the key. It seams as though the battery is dead but i cant change the gear in the car. Any suggestions. i need to move the car in order to jump it with another vehicle.
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on December 06, 2009
Try turning the key to the ACC position. On some vehicles this will allow shifting out of Park without having to depress the brake pedal. If that doesn't work, you may just have to replace the battery. That might be safer then jump starting as a voltage spike can damage sensitive electronics.
on June 11, 2011
i had the same problem. used cables just long enuf 2move gears out of park.
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