Volvo Troubleshooting Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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There are some people that are able to clean the cable in the shifter and work it back and forth to get it moving. You can use wd40 to clean. You will need to remove the trim around the shifter.
I have also seen the gear shift knobs cause this problem. The shift lock solenoid could also be stuck.
The shifter need to be disassembled and inspected to find the problem. There are a lot of videos on the net about this problem as well.
There is also a way to manual override the shift lock to get it into gear manually.
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