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2010 Dodge Charger Base 4dr Sedan RWD

2010 Dodge Charger
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Large
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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April 13, 2011, 7:14 pm

Adam G

Question: car is stuck in park

Never had this problem be4. Just won't move

April 15, 2011, 10:12 pm

Ron W
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Make sure you are stepping on the brake pedal when you try to shift as this vehicle has a shift interlock cable or solenoid that locks the selector in park if the brake pedal is not depressed. Also make sure your brake lights work as the brake switch is the signal to the computer that the pedal is being depressed. Other than that, you may need a shop to look at it as a bad shifter or ignition switch can cause this as well.

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April 16, 2011, 7:22 am

Adam G

I got it out of park with a screw driver,but still was messing up,so I took it to the dealer and yeah the interlock safety switch was broken. Thanks for the help

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