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I got a 2006 subaru impreza that has no brake lights and is…

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I got a 2006 subaru impreza that has no brake lights and is stuck in park. Checked fuse and ok

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

It was getting stuck in park sometimes but now its stuck and won't release without using a screw driver to push down on release near gear selector

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have you tried the brake light switch? do all the other lights work?

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