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My button fell of the shifter and it will only go in drive…

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My button fell of...

My button fell of the shifter and it will only go in drive and neutral

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the vehicle have a fuse that enables or disables the shifter?

No idea, but probably, its a 2008 chevy cobalt

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cobalt yourself? What have you tried so far?

Trying but my husband broke the whole button, now its in pieces and It only goes in drive and neutral, ugg

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I think thats all

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Since it is broken now, you will need a replacement shifter assembly. Once you remove yours you can manually move the shifter cable end to shift to all gears if driving is mandatory.

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