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I replaced shifter assembly still stuck in park and car says

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I replaced shifter assembly still stuck in park and car says it's in reverse 08 avenger
JA: Do you have brake lights? Have any trouble codes popped up?
Customer: No trouble codes, brake lights work
JA: What year is your Avenger?
Customer: 08
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I replaced shifter assembly
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: It's won't shift out of park without pushing pink overage stuck, but shows to be in reverse
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Your problem is most likely the transmission range sensor. Also your shift linkage could be out of adjustment. If the tcm thinks in reverse it will not trigger the shift interlock.

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Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

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