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Q: shift lever wont come out of park with the motor running? on 2003 Ford Escort

Not every time but here lately, more often than not.
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I have seen the bottom of the shifter handle (the chrome trim piece on the release lever) break not allowing a full detent release. Grab the chrome trim piece and raise upward while shifting out of park.
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