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C240: My 2000 C240 automatic will not shift from Park. There

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My 2000 C240 automatic will not shift from Park. There is movement in the stick but feels jammed and will not go any further.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Like most Automatic cars these days, yours will have a shiftlock solenoid.
With just ignition on, put your hand on the gearshift and listen at the same time, now apply the brake pedal.
Do you hear/feel a sound/click under the shifter trim?
Can you check that your brakelights are working?