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My 2006 Caddilac DTS wont shift out of park when engine is

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my 2006 Caddilac DTS wont shift out of park when engine is running and warm - like waiting at drive thru at bank - have to shut engine off for approx 20 seconds and restart then it shifts into gear. Afraid this solution wont work much longer
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Cadillac. The Cadillac Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Only if it is simple and does not involve dismantling consoles or transmissions.
JA: Is there anything else the Cadillac Mechanic should be aware of about your Cadillac?
Customer: I bought it 3 years ago with a salvage title from a friend who runs a used car lot. Check engine light is on for a long time but mechanic says all aspects are good on the sensor.
JA: The mechanics have tons of experience in that area. Do you happen to have the code?
Customer: Sorry no
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.
Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I normally log in after 3 pm central. Please make sure to let me know exactly what is needed from me so I can provide EXCELLENT 5 STAR service. Sorry for the ling delay, its been a beautiful weekend and many took days off I guess. I just got to your post working down the list. I believe I can help if you are still in need of help.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The Caddy is in the shop at my neighborhood garage. They have removed the console and ordered a new console shifting assembly from GM as there is defective solenoid. Should be ready by noon Tuesday.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.
Glad your getting it resolved. If you find you do need my help, please do let me know.

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