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1998 camry automatic. the shifter moves freely and does not

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1998 camry automatic. the shifter moves freely and does not engage any gear.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: original transmission. where is the brake switch?
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: the car is in a parking lot. we first tried to see if the transmission override switch might help. but we pressed the button down and it had no effect
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: that's all the info for now, the shifter just moves without engaging any gear
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 4 months ago.

Hello, thanks for posting

Does the shifter also move in and out of park position without pressing on the brake pedal?

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