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Q: Car stuck in park

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My car will not go into gear. It is stuck in park.

A: Hi there. It sounds like you may have a pro...

Hi there. It sounds like you may have a problem with the brake light solenoid. Most people that had this problem had a fuse for the brake light that was burnt and needed replacing. I would check the fuse for the brake lights and then replace the fuse if needed. If that is not the problem, I would have a technician from YourMechanic come out and inspect the brake lights to make sure what the problem is.

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