can't shift from park to drive unless i push the little unlock button to the right of the shifter

Asked by Aug 12, 2012 at 09:17 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2003 Pontiac grand prix, locks in park, cant shift automatic to drive unless i use the unlock button just to the right of the gear shift.  What is wrong?

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Trans shift interlock soleniod or linkage issue. Get it checked out by your mechanic.

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