Locked in park

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Asked by Dec 15, 2010 at 07:19 PM about the 1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1995 Firebird locked in park. Have tryed stepping on break, moving shifter, with no luck, button will not go in. Light on dash says "security"

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Park neutral safety switch sounds like its failed. could be the brake switch or the solenoid in the center console. try checking fuses. if u step on the brake with the key on, you should hear a click in the center console. theres a solenoid in the that prevents shifting out of park unless the brake is applied. if no click, check the brake switch or the solenoid. also, has there been a recent starbucks syndrome accident, ie coffee spillage.

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