I'm having a real hard time shifting into park and reverse


Asked by Sep 28, 2014 at 02:13 AM about the 1998 Dodge Intrepid 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a automatic tranny on the steering column

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Are you pressing hard on the brake peddle? There's a sensor that will allow you to release the gear shift after the engine starts but only with your foot on the brake peddle. That's so you can't start the car in reverse and run someone over.

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