why does transmission get stuck in park

Bill Harrison
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Asked by Bill May 06, 2014 at 02:01 AM about the 2001 Ford Windstar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

got stuck in park for several minutes but I let it sit while i called my husband. when I got back to the car i tried again and everything was fine.

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Tom Demyan
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It could be the shifter release solenoid. Have someone check if your brake lights go on when you press the pedal. If they don't check the brake light switch at the top of the brake pedal. If the brake lights are OK, then the solenoid is defective.

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