can not get my 2013 nissan altima out of park l4-2.5l alt...

Q: can not get my 2013 nissan altima out of park

asked by on October 20, 2017

my car will start but when i press the brake to put in drive the shift will not move

My car has 88000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

It is possible that your shift lock solenoid may have failed. I would recommend having it tested by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office.

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