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2006 Hyundai Sonata won't lock into park position with the…

2006 Hyundai Sonata won't...

2006 Hyundai Sonata won't lock into park position with the console shift selector in place

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?

Just purchased the car as is, i think there may be some leakage

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

Yes

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

Without shift selector in place, gear shift moves freely & locks in park. wondering if the metal rod may be slightly bent

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Normally this means the shift lock solenoid has not retracted out of the way allowing the shift to make it into park and lock in place. Do you know how to remove the center console so we can do some inspections there?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you Chris. I determined that the Shift Rod it self was bent, not allowing the Console Shift Selector to lock in park with it in place. Seems to be working ok now.

Glad you got it resolved.

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