Q: What does the shift P Warning Light mean?

asked by on January 13, 2016

What does the shift P Warning Light mean?

The shift P Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates when the vehicle is turned off, but the shifter is not in the P position. Either turn the vehicle back on, or move the shifter into the P position.

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