shifter will not come out of park


Asked by Apr 09, 2016 at 01:54 PM about the 1999 Ford Mustang STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

start car, press brake, fasten seat belt, press button shifter and the car will not come out of park. Break lights work not sure were to look for problem.

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I had this problem on a 98 where it would not shift out until the engine warmed up. It is a shift linkage problem and costs about $500 at Ford


Make sure to check the 3rd Brake light / center brake light, just one side bulb (center light has 2) being burnt out will cause this. common problem!

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