Why won't my Nissan Sentra go out of park?

Asked by Aug 29, 2012 at 11:28 AM about the 2008 Nissan Sentra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is a Nissan Sentra 2008 and the gear shift will not go into drive or It won't go in to any gear for that matter. It gets stuck in park. It is an autmoatic and will eventually let me shift it in to gear after a minute or two. Do you know why it does this?

5 Answers

10,485

Sounds like you may have a faulty shift lock solenoid.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
65

I'm with him on that one. same thing happened to a friend of mine.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
20

hi how much would a faulty shift lock cost.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

you can probably purchase a faulty shift lock for very low cost. A working one, however, may cost you a couple hundred dollars.

10

This is happening to my 2012 Sentra right now. Did you find out what caused it? How much did it cost to repair?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Sentra

Looking for a Used Sentra in your area?

CarGurus has 50,300 nationwide Sentra listings starting at $1,997.

ZIP:

Nissan Sentra Experts

  • #1
    L_R
    Reputation
    1,370
  • #2
    Doran Harney
    Reputation
    1,310
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,060
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,014 Great Deals out of 75,760 listings starting at $1,627
Used Toyota Corolla
913 Great Deals out of 57,785 listings starting at $1,488
Used Honda Civic
812 Great Deals out of 73,907 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Camry
1,078 Great Deals out of 73,737 listings starting at $295
Used Nissan Versa
287 Great Deals out of 21,210 listings starting at $2,200
Used Honda Accord
1,133 Great Deals out of 62,422 listings starting at $1,199
Used Nissan Maxima
295 Great Deals out of 23,316 listings starting at $899
Used Hyundai Elantra
508 Great Deals out of 42,805 listings starting at $2,295
Used Ford Focus
749 Great Deals out of 53,163 listings starting at $999
Used Hyundai Sonata
736 Great Deals out of 50,348 listings starting at $500
Used Nissan Rogue
647 Great Deals out of 72,271 listings starting at $2,895
Used Mazda MAZDA3
338 Great Deals out of 26,934 listings starting at $950
Used Volkswagen Jetta
596 Great Deals out of 36,416 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford Fusion
1,078 Great Deals out of 71,517 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 33,730 listings starting at $10,484
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 3,183 listings starting at $8,991
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
101 Great Deals out of 3,291 listings starting at $6,995
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
186 Great Deals out of 4,148 listings starting at $6,488
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 1,650 listings starting at $3,991

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.