My RX300 won't shift into park, how can I make go into PARK.

Asked by Jun 19, 2016 at 06:30 PM about the 2002 Lexus RX 300 Base AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car won't shift into PARK, only Reverse, Neutral, and Drive.  Currently have it
in Neutral with the emergency brake engaged and wooden planks behind the
wheels.

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So it is possible that the bushings have worn just enough so it isn't activating the Park Pawl or there is internal damage to the Park Pawl itself inside the tranny.

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