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My car wont shift...

My car wont shift out of park, i have already changed the brake light switch, the gear shift assembly and checked all fuses, is there a reset I have to check?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?

No i have not checked that it was good but i can check it again. any other suggestions?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2007 ford focus

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

Lol yes just what i stated above

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

No i cannnot think of anything

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago

Hello, do the brake lights work? Do you have power and ground to the shift interlock solenoid on the shifter?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
hello, thank you.I have not checked the power and ground. I have changed the gear shift assembly, the brake light switch and checked all fuses. Is there some sort of reset anywhere?
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago

There is no reset. As long as the stop lamps work when you depress the brakes, it should send a signal to the shift interlock solenoid on the shifter when the brakes are applied to allow the shifter to move out of park. Make sure the brakes lights are working, if not, check for power to the stop lamp switch, if they are working, make sure you have power and ground at the shift interlock, if not then there is an open circuit from the stop lamp switch to the shifter

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago

Hi, do you need more help with this concern?

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