77 pontanic grand prix sj Won't go in park


Asked by Aug 27, 2014 at 12:49 AM about the 1977 Pontiac Grand Prix SJ

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car won't go into park anymore
What could be wrong. It caught fire
the same time I couldn't get it to
stillgo into park

3 Answers


Where was the fire? Would it go into park before the fire? -Jim


Yes it was by the battery

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I see. Well I don't think the two are related. Check the linkage at the transmission. Unbolt it and see if it'll go into park using the lever that attaches to the linkage. If it will the problem is with the linkage, possibly bent. Do you have column or floor shift? HTH. -Jim

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