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Shift lever in my 2005 Buick Rainier won't come out of park,

Customer Question

shift lever in my 2005 Buick Rainier won't come out of park
JA: Do you have brake lights? Have any trouble codes popped up?
Customer: No, brake lights work, and no code.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I searched through the manual and looked for a release slot, but couldn't find any
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No other problems
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 3 months ago.

so the brake lights do not work?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Brake lights work
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 3 months ago.

does the shift indicator show its in park?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I just need to know where the release slot is…..i.e. under the steering column, or around the shift lever?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Don
Don't call. I just need the info requested above. Thanks
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 3 months ago.

its on the console nest to the shifter so you see the tab?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Are you still there
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't want to incur the additional charge for "live phone". Please answer here.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Are you going to provide me with an answer?
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 3 months ago.

its on the console nest to the shifter so you see the tab?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
There is no tab
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Don't text me. Please just provide an answer here.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I got it to work, so I don't need anything from you.