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Unique problem getting 96 Tahoe out of park, Once I start…

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Unique problem getting 96...

Unique problem getting 96 Tahoe out of park

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Once I start the engine I am unable to get the shifter out of park even though my foot is on the brake pedal. While keeping my foot on the pedal (same pressure) I then turn the key to the off position just enough that the engine stops, I can then move the shifter into neutral and start the car. This always works and although it provides great anti-theft protection, it's a real nuisance. So... what’s happening here?

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Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

from the way you explain the problem,it sounds as if you have a bad shift interlock solenoid

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