can not put car in gear while running

Asked by Aug 31, 2016 at 09:35 PM about the 1992 Lincoln Town Car

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can't put car in gear while is running and when you apply the breaks lights does not get brighter. What's going on?

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I would check the BOO switch (Brake On Off) behind the brake pedal. It is your most likely culprit. Shift interlock is not seeing the brake depressed so it is not releasing the interlock.

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The boo (break on off switch has been changed. The next step will be to trace the wires.

The boo (break on off) switch has been changed. The next step will be to trace the wires.

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