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Can’t shift out of park Mazda, Ford

Can’t shift out of park, Mazda, Ford Diagnose and fix a can’t shift out of park condition Ford and Mazda have issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) #07-6-11 for a can’t shift out of park condition on 2008 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner and Mazda Tribute vehicles built between 1.19.07 and 2.12.07. The shift interlock may prevent the user from shifting out of park and it may also set a B2572 trouble code. Ford advises that you start by checking the condition of fuse #5 (10A). Then apply the brake … Read More

Car Won’t shift out of park

How to get my car to shift out of park Most vehicles now come with a shift interlock device to prevent you from shifting into or out of gear without having your foot on the brake pedal. The switch is built into the brake light switch and when it determines your foot is on the pedal, it energizes a shift interlock solenoid. The solenoid pulls a locking pin out of the way so you can shift. When the system fails, the Car Wont shift out of park. It’s either the … Read More


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