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Mazda 6: wagon..Park upon start..10 minutes..only happens

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Mazda 6 wagon gets stuck in Park upon start up and can take up to 10 minutes to move out of PARK. This only happens upon start up as once it is out I have few problems all day. I have tried not using the E brake and three days used e brake and it seems to not affect it. Brake lights go on so it is not brake switch. Can it be a fuse or a solenoid? I usually hear a fairly loud click as it disengages out of park but since it is on start up only I am concerned that it is something affecte dby the temperature of thecar. Any advice? -Lou
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Trouble shooter 1 replied 8 years ago.
could be shifter cable
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
do you also rule out a faulty fuse or solenoid?
Expert:  Trouble shooter 1 replied 8 years ago.
fuse it would not come out period solenid will mostlikey affect your shift from trans i thing you should check your shifter foor shifter right
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what do you mean shifter foor shifter right?
Expert:  Trouble shooter 1 replied 8 years ago.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Hello there was no answer poste din this last repsonse...thanks for your help....did you mean to type something in?
Expert:  Trouble shooter 1 replied 8 years ago.
floor shifters fail internally your may just be at its beginning stages