what could cause my truck to get stuck in park, the shifter on steering column wont budge, but if i keep trying It will eventually release.

Daniel Bernardin
0

Asked by Daniel Jul 21, 2013 at 11:47 AM about the 2007 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I do get it to go in gear it is driving and running good but when I put it in park again it get stuck again.

4 Answers

Racer_X
13,265

You have to press with a reasonable amount of pressure on the brakes to activate a switch. Once the switch is activated, current is sent to a solenoid that releases the shift lock. If either the shift lock or the switch is not working properly, you will not be able to get the vehicle out of park. Usually it's the brake pedal switch... check it for proper adjustment.

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
judge_roy
Not Active

maybe you did not see this forum on the subject----- http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=108936

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
dandyoun
56,295

I agree with Racer_X. Sounds like that might be a good place to start looking.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
dandyoun
56,295

No I didn't. Hope mine don't start that stuff. But at least I know where to look now. Thanks judge.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2007 ram steering column 1 answer

    steering wheel does not release after car is started

    2007 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 TRX4 Quad Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1996 ram 1500 5.9 turns over wont start need help 43 answers

    truck started out running fine but would randomly die. wait a few minutes and would usually fire right back up. then it would randomly die again.. now it only turns over.no fire.tried a snap on diagno...

    1996 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Start 61 answers

    This is crazy but my 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 with 19,500 miles on it won't start. It won't turn over...no clicking...nothing...nada!!! Turn the key and it appears to have full power as the radio comes o...

    2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • TRANSMISION IS STUCK IN PARK WHY? 1 answer

    2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT SB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • stuck in park 4 answers

    My 08 avenger is stuck in park and will not shift out. It is parked on level ground. Any help is appreciated.

    2008 Dodge Avenger SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Ram Pickup 1500
Looking for a Used Ram Pickup 1500 in your area?
CarGurus has 15,055 nationwide Ram Pickup 1500 listings starting at $1,995.
ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 2,590
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 2,360
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 2,300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150"
2,221 Great Deals out of 179,534 listings starting at $1,295
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,001 Great Deals out of 172,854 listings starting at $950
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 2500"
228 Great Deals out of 5,105 listings starting at $3,900
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
820 Great Deals out of 60,721 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Tundra"
466 Great Deals out of 24,861 listings starting at $3,700
Used Dodge Dakota"
177 Great Deals out of 4,532 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma"
501 Great Deals out of 18,397 listings starting at $2,199
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 3500"
121 Great Deals out of 2,036 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty"
646 Great Deals out of 32,972 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Charger"
830 Great Deals out of 30,099 listings starting at $2,950
Used Jeep Wrangler"
865 Great Deals out of 41,655 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Titan"
165 Great Deals out of 7,069 listings starting at $4,991
Used Ford Mustang"
1,073 Great Deals out of 23,464 listings starting at $950
Used Dodge Challenger"
331 Great Deals out of 15,698 listings starting at $13,398

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 94 listings starting at $13,335
2009 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 96 listings starting at $11,900
2008 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 251 listings starting at $8,495
2007 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 237 listings starting at $6,995