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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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My 89 Econoline 150 is stuck in park, No lights comes on

Customer Question

My 89 Econoline 150 is stuck in park
JA: Do you have brake lights? Have any trouble codes popped up?
Customer: No lights comes on when breaking
JA: What is the model of your '89 Ford?
Customer: Econoline 150 camper van
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, took off the steering wheel to check things out and put it back.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Won't start with key but was able to start by connecting the whatever you call it by the battery by connecting the poles.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is caused by a bad brake light swich on the brake pedal, this controls the rear brake lights and the shift interlock solenoid, if neither are working, then the switch is bad, are you planning on fixing this yourself?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
That's a negative on call