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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: UK Car
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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WILL NOT SHIFT INTO PARK, 2005 STS - NO LEAKS - 140000 MI.

Customer Question

WILL NOT SHIFT INTO PARK
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: 2005 STS - NO LEAKS - 140000 MI.
JA: Are you fixing your STS yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: NOTHING
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: WILL SHIFT TO PARK IF I MANUVER SHIFTER THROUGHT MANUAL GATES AND SHOVE REAL HARD INTO PARK - SOMETIMES
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: UK Car
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
original transmission with no leaks. has been serviced according to maint. schedule
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It sounds as if you have a shift cable adjustment issue, but the problem could also be a mechanical issue in the shifter or trans, or something foreign physically blocking movement.

Has the cable been adjusted?