My 2002 Grand Prix 3.1 engine, automatic trans, when I start the engine it won't go into gear when I press the brake, squeeze the shifter it won't move and hear a clicking sound

Asked by Feb 24, 2014 at 10:33 AM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, Automatic Transmission, 3.1 engine with 155,000 miles

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There is an interlock switch that prevents you from putting the car in gear without depressing the brake. I don't know where it is on your car, but that switch is either bad or it has come loose and no longer receives the input from the brake pedal.

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