Hey I was sitting in my drive way in my dodge and it wouldn't shift from park to drive I thought if I gave it alittle fource it would work, now it doecnt work? How to fix It

Asked by May 05, 2011 at 11:35 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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since yours is newer than mine, (i have a 96) i dont know if i can help much, but mine just started doing the same thing, i can get mine to shift, but it takes a little longer than it should, ive noticed on EVERY automatic i have drove that you need to push the brake pedal to shift out of park, well since the day i bought my truck, i never had to do that, like maybe the safety is busted or something, so i guess try pushing the pedal maybe? if that dont help then you might just have a linkage arm loose or broken

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ok so new idea, i went to pick up a buddy of mine yesterday and when i was going to back out of his driveway, truck wouldnt shift, tried forcing it, didnt work, wiggled the key/ignition and i was able to shift, so try that

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