My 08 dodge avenger is in park. Reads reverse on dash gauge. Won't start or able to move shifter.

Asked by Jan 05, 2014 at 03:06 PM about the 2008 Dodge Avenger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It won't start because the car thinks it's in reverse. You need to replace your gear shift assembly. This is a fairly common issue on the Avenger. The part is around $50 and takes 15 mins to install.

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If you need to get your car running right away here is a video that might help get you going.http://www.avengerforumz.com/showthread.php? t=44498

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http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=zCPSisFXrfg&list=PL07F702CC78E177DC&index=2

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I replaced the gear shift assembly and it still wont go out of reverse

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