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Dave Nova, Cadillac Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
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Want shift out of park without using the emergency button

Customer Question

Want shift out of park without using the emergency button under ashtray
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: Bought it used and no
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 2002 dts
JA: Are you fixing your DTS yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced brake switch
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Dan replied 26 days ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 26 days ago.

You will need to replace the shift lock solenoid on the gear shift lever assembly. I can send you the procedure to replace this from the factory service manual if you would like.