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The shift lock release on the transmission shifter is

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The shift lock release...

The shift lock release on the transmission shifter is broken, so I cannot get the car out of 'park'

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have brake lights? Have any trouble codes popped up?

2002 Saturn Vue. No codes.

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

Nothing! Since I cannot move the car, and I would guess the problem is fairly simple.

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

No, I think that's it.

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I'll be more than happy to assist you, Please allow me a few minutes to review your information. Thank you.

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

do the brake lights work?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you, but I have decided to take it to a garage.
-Chris
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

ok

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Transmission Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hi, My name is Jay

If you check the brake lights and do not have any then check fuse in engine compartment labeled brake fuse and see if it is blown and replace it and recheck brake lights and shift lock to see if they work? The shift interlock is controlled by the body control module and will lock it out if theft system is active or more than a simple fix.

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Transmission Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 7 months ago

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I decided to take the car to a garage. But thank you for your time.
Transmission Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 7 months ago
You are welcome.
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Transmission Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 7 months ago

If no other questions can you please enter a 5 star rating so I can get credit for helping you today. Thanks.

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