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I drove home last night .went to start the truck this

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I drove home last night .went to start the truck this morning truck wouldn't start .the truck is in park but the gear shift shows reverse .I got it to move the gear shift moved but the gearshift shows reverse what's going on with my truck it's a dodge ram 2009 crew cab
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: It's the original transmission where do I find the brake switch
JA: What is the model of your '09 Dodge?
Customer: It's a 5.7 hemi
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I unhooked the battery cable for 5 minutes then hooked it up again but it still the sender
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No I drove home last night went to go to work this morning truck wouldn't start
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.

will it start in neutral?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it stuck in revese the gear shift says but it's in park
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't have anymore money can you just text it to me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have no more money on my credit card
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You not going to answer
Me back
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.

sounds like the gear selector switch on the side of the transmission has failed are you familiar with this?

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