which fuse goes to the brake interlock system . the one that locks your shifter

joeblow1234
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Asked by joeblow1234 Mar 22, 2013 at 02:31 PM about the 2005 Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

gear shifter is locked up. the book suggest it is a fuse to the brake interlock system. however the diagram does not list a fuse for brake interlock system

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kbro
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There are two in the circuit. fuse 2.42 15A in the central junction box goes to the solenoid on the shifter but has to go through the brake lamp switch first. The other is fuse 1.8 30A in the battery junction box. you most likely have a bad stop lamp switch or the solenoid on the shifter itsself

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Roguescot
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According to a transmission shop it is a small PLASTIC rod going from gearshift button to mechanism in the shift handle. Any mechanics shop should be able to fix it. IN THE MEAN Time.... there is a small circular plastic cap to the lower right side of the shifter. Remove cap and push a THIN screw driver in and depress the button inside. It will allow you to shift out of park. YOU will have to do this everytime unitl you have it repaired but its a start.

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