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Why can't you get your car out of park?

The key lock, steering wheel and shifter are all designed to work together. Make sure the wheel isn't jammed and will not allow the release of the shifter when the key is on. Also, many cars have a device that locks the shifter until the brake pedal is depressed. Could also be damaged linkage or ...

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What does it mean when your car won't start but all the lights come on?

When an Engine Won't Crank, But the Lights and Radio Work The most likely culprits are a blown fuse or fusible link, bad starter, bad ignition switch, or a dead car battery.If it accepts a charge, and the vehicle starts after it has been charged, then the problem is solved.

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What does it mean when your car won't go into park?

A car that will not go into park can be both inconvenient and dangerous.In most cases a problem getting a vehicle into park can be traced back to an issue with the shifter cable, ignition or the shifter mechanism.This is usually a fairly easy repair but if it is not addressed it can lead to a mor...

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Why won't the tail lights go off when I park and turn off the headlights?

Is it the taillights or the brake lights? If taillights it may be a wiring problem, If brake lights check the switch on the brake pedal

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Why won't My 2003 Pontiac aztek won't shift out of park?

Check to see if the stop lights are working- shift interlock and stop lights are a common circuit. If not working check the fuse and operation of the stoplight switch. Try turning key to 1st position (unlock) without starting vehicle, shift to neutral to start vehicle and then shift to "Drive".

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Why won't the dash and tail lights on your 1998 Toyota Corolla won't go back on?

Dash lights and tailights are generally on the same circuit; Did you check the fuse? You may have a blown fuse. If it blows again there may be a bad tailight bulb that is causing this problem. Good luck.

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Why won't air bag light go out?

The airbag light of a car won't go out if an error has been detected. This can be a defect in the airbag itself, the sensor, or the wiring.

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What does it mean when your dashboard lights go out?

Check the dashboard light fuse.A blown fuse can disable the vehicle's dashboard light.The fuse box may be under the hood, or near the floor, near the brake pedal, or there may be two fuse boxes in both places.Tail lights and dash lights are connected through the tail light (and/or brake light) fuse.

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Why won't your 2002 zx2 come out of park and could it being stuck in park have anything to do with it not having any power even though it has new battery and fuses checked no lights no nothing?

You will need to repair the power issue before it will come out of park. It sounds like you may have popped a fusible link.

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Why cant you take your car out of park?

On a newer car, the car's brake must be applied to get out of park. Most cars will not go out of park if the key is not in the "on" position. It may stick if it's very cold outside. In an older car, parking on a hill can cause the shift lever to stick in park.To avoid the last one, apply the park...

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Why did the heat and tail lights all of a sudden go out in your car?

check your fuse box for a blown fuse.

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What does it mean when your battery light and airbag light comes on in your car?

the battery light means that your battery is being charged properly. so let it light.

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What does it mean when your car won't accelerate?

Common reasons for this to happen: When an injector is clogged it can degrade the performance of the vehicle and the car may accelerate slowly or feel that it does not have enough power.Other symptoms include a rough idle, a vehicle that is hard to start and a decrease in fuel efficiency.

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What does it mean when your car won't stay cranked?

This issue could be caused by an insufficient amount of fuel reaching the combustion chamber.For fuel issues, start by checking the fuel pressure.With too much air in the engine after the MAF sensor, the engine runs so lean it can't properly combust the fuel air mixture, and it stops operation.

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What does it mean when your car won't warm up?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Why does your car drive out black smoke and sometimes she won't take the gas and when she do she burns a lot of gas?

Your fuel/air mixture is too rich - either your fuel injector (carb) is not working properly or your air intake is clogged.

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Why come you cant get your car out of drive to park before cutting the engine off?

sounds as if the shiftlock solenoid has either lost its ability to conduct electricity(fuse,burned out etc.) or possibly a drink(soda,coffee) has spilled onto it so that it cant physically release/activate

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Why can't you get the transmission out of PARK when you start the car?

I had a problem with the neutral safety switch and mine was doing the same thing. It's a tiny black rubber plug kind of triangle shaped with four staggered female holes and corresponding male prongs, fits in the palm of your hand. I got mine from a junk yard dealer who took it off the junked car ...

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What does it mean when the battery light and the park brake lights comes onin a 1990 vovlo 740 model?

You have a charging system problem, have the alternator checked

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What does it mean when you try to start the car but the security light keep blinking and it won't turn over it won't make a sound?

Could be a couple things that come to mind:1. The key you are using isn't "recognized" by the onboard computers. In some keys there is a little microchip of information that has special codes.2. If your battery is low enough, the lights will flash and you might hear an audible "clicking" noise, b...

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What can you do to get your car stuck out of park?

Transmission cable that runs to your transmission is either broken or the link has came apart. Replace the cable and/or transmission and make sure if you have an automatic, to press down on the brake pedal before shifting out of park, most cars from 1960- 2010 have a lock-out feature so you canno...

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Why does the parking shift on a 1993 ford 150 x lt 4-4 stick in park and won't release?

check to see if the stop lights are working - shift interlock normally is the same circuitCheck fuse and stop light switchAs an emergency measure - move the key 1 position (unlock) without engine running - move shift lever to neutral to start then you will be able to move vehicle

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What does it mean when your car is shaking and the check engine light is on?

Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.Vibration or shaking may be caused by misfires, poor fuel pressure, or faulty spark plugs.You should also know that a defective idle air control valve might make the engine idle drop significantly.

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Why does your parking brake warning light come on?

If it comes on when you step on the brake pedal you might need to bleed your brakes. Also check your brake fluid in the master cylinder.

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Why won't my tail lights and dash lights work?

A blown fuse can disable the vehicle's dashboard light.The fuse box may be under the hood, or near the floor, near the brake pedal, or there may be two fuse boxes in both places.Note: also check if the tail lights are working.Tail lights and dash lights are connected through the tail light (and/o...

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What does the esp light on your car mean?

It meand your Electronic stability control has a fault unless the light goes off after the engine has started.

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Why does your reverse lights come on when the car is in park or drive?

To let others know that you are breaking.

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What does it mean when you put your car in park and it rolls?

If Your Car Rolls in Park it Could Mean Your Transmission is About to Fail.If you have an automatic transmission, you expect your car to stay in place when you put it in park.

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What does the light with a car and lock mean?

The lock and car symbol and warning light you are seeing is saying that the anti-theft system has been activated.If the anti-theft system is stopping the vehicle from wanting to start, it may be contributing to the starting issues.

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What does it mean when the brake lights stay on and will not go out?

It sounds like you have a faulty micro switch on the brake pedal.

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Why dont your car cannot get out of 1 gear?

Your gear box is broken.

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Why did your tail lights come on by themselves and now won't turn off even with the rest of the car turned off in your 1990 Nissan 240sx?

possible faulty brake light switch...sticking....usually located on top of metal arm connecting to your brake pedal. $10 part. There's a rubber bumper that the brake pedal switch hits against to turn off. When the bumper gets old it falls off (you will notice the pieces on the floor when you get ...

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What if your car wont go out of park?

u have to greese the shaft under thr stick

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Why does ODOFF light come on and car slip out of gear or down shift violently?

your tranny is going out sorry to say same thing happen to me get it check can be costy if dont get it looked at to soon look into spending 1200+ for a new one with labor to get it put in your gears are slipping

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What does it mean when your trunk won't open?

In addition to locking your car keys in your trunk, you will find that your trunk won't open if there is a problem with the lock itself.In most cases, that means the lock is broken or that there is some inherent fault that does not allow it to operate the way it was intended.

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Why do your parking lights and hazard lights stay on after you turn them off?

YOU COULD HAVE A TWILIGHT OR DELAY SWITCH ON DASH BOARD. NORMALLY IT LOOKS THE SAME AS WHERE YOU PULL YOUR HEADLIGHTS ON AND OFF MANUALLY. IT SPINS TO ENGAGE ON/OFF, CAN HAVE A DIAL FEATURE TOO. IF YOU CANT LOCATE IT LOOK IN YOUR OWNERS MANUAL YOU CAN GO ONLINE TO YOUR SPECFIC CAR BRAND WEB SITE ...

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What does it mean when your key won't turn?

Occasionally, because of this lock, the steering wheel can get stuck, which in turn means the vehicle key also becomes stuck and cannot move to release it.“Jiggling” the steering wheel side to side while also attempting the turn the key can relieve this lock pressure and allow the key to turn.

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Why does your Saturn ion get stuck in park?

Check to see if stop lights work---same circuit as shift interlock

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Why is your Parking light blinking when car is on and off?

This is probably caused by leaving your Hazard Lights on, but may also be an electrical short. Have it checked by an automotive electrical technician if you have tried to turn off the Hazard Lights switch and they still stay on

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What does it mean if a man Dark Figure With no face gets out of car and says hello stranger?

It means your probley dead and he is going to take you bye bye

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Why won't the lights go of in my 06seat leon?

The lights on my 06 seat Leon won't go of does any 1 no why

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What is wrong if the front lights of your car won't go off?

Your switch could be stuck, or you might have a short to ground in your headlight circuit.

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What does it mean when your car overheats and engine cuts out?

If your car overheats and then wants to die or runs rough when trying to restart you may have warped or cracked your head and/or blown your head gasket. If the head is cracked there will probably be oil in your engine compartment or condensed coolant. If the head is warped and/or your head gasket...

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What does the indicator light second gear start means . and why does the car start off slow?

Second gear start was a feature on a few GM car models in the mid 90's. When engaged, the car will start off in second gear instead of first. This is why the car is slower while turned on. There is much less torque output starting out in second gear, providing improved traction while driving in i...

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Why do your headlights work but your parking and dash lights do not?

Probably a fuse that has expired, change it.

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How do you get a car out of park?

use the shifter and put it in revers or drive. On some newer cars you may have to push on the brake pedal first.

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How do I get my car out of park?

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Why is the security light blinking and the car won't start?

Not enough information regarding why the car won't start but as to he security light; it's always blinking when the engine is off.

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What does it mean when your ABS light and traction control light comes on?

When your ABS light comes on, it is referring to the antilock braking system in the vehicle.Traction control doesn't always refer to ABS, however.This can also be a control platform for driving, wheel-speed sensors, and sometimes wires and sensors relating to traction.Things like this can cause t...

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What does it mean when your car shakes and check engine light comes on?

Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.Vibration or shaking may be caused by misfires, poor fuel pressure, or faulty spark plugs.You should also know that a defective idle air control valve might make the engine idle drop significantly.

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What does it mean when your air bag light comes on and the wheel starts clicking?

From description it sounds like clockspring failure.

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What does it mean when your car lights flicker?

Check the alternator/generator with a voltmeter.The most common reason for flickering lights is a worn out alternator, as one of the three rotating plates that generate electricity wears out.So as the unit hits the "dead spot," the power wanes, causing the lights to flicker.

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What does flashing your hazard lights mean?

Flashing one's lights to a vehicle behind you means "thanks for the courtesy".With many cars it's hard to distinguish brake lights from driving lights, so popping one's hazards is a way of indicating that the lights aren't an indication of braking but a communication with another driver.

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Can the stop light switch prevent the car from coming out of park?

YesMost cars have a solenoid that blocks the lever from moving from park unless the brake lights are on.If the brake switch is faulty it will not come out of park.

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Why is it that the lights on the left side of your car and your dash lights quit?

you probably need to change your fuses you probably need to change your fuses

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Why won't car start but lights work?

Because your car runs on gas but your lites run on a battery.

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Why won't the front lights go out when everything is turned off on Renault Modus?

If the front lights go out when everything is turned off on a Renault Modus, this may be due to grounded wiring. Check all wiring that lead to the front lights and the connectors to the battery.

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Why do your car start when your trac light light is on im in park when you go to drive your car jerk and go dead?

Check TORQUE CONVERTER

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Why won't Tail light and turn signal turn on?

Most likely problem is your multifunction switch, but you actually need to perform diagnosis to know for sure. While that would be the most likely cause, it's not the only possible cause, and you need to narrow it down and figure it out if you don't want to end up pissing a bunch of money away th...

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Why won't my car turn over but the lights and radio work?

Check for problems with the starter, either a loose wire or the starter is bad.First thing to check is the connections to the battery, and then the battery itself.The heavier the load you try to pull from a battery, the more it can be affectedby dirty connections to the battery.The radio may be t...

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Why does your engine management light come on and the car run sluggish after you run out of diesel in a 2005 mercedes c220 cdi?

Well its not good for a fuel injection motor to run out of fuel in the first place. but try disconnecting the positive battery cable for 5 minutes or so and reconnect that should clear the light. make sure you put the right grade of diesel fuel in first. if the light comes back on it may be a dif...

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What does the lights on your dashboard mean?

Your vehicle's dashboard light plays an important role.These lights indicate an issue with your car that needs either an immediate action or checking.Transmission Temperature.Indicator light means the engine temperature has exceeded normal limits.

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Why your 99 Rodeo will not shift out of park with the ignition on?

Sounds like a bad safety lockout switch, which would be located on the brake pedal shaft under the dashboard, but I do not know it that vehicle has one.

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What does it mean when the engine and oil light won't go off even when they say they fixed the car?

IT MEANS YOU SHOULD NOT PAY the bill or Call the BBB to report THEM. IF the car was REALLY fixed - The Lights would NOT be ON.The Lights are there 4 a REASON+BUTT+I would have manual GUAGES if it was I-I would have 2 see the Manual Guage READINGS 2 believe the people-Manual is always better than ...

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Park your car on citgo gas station and you and your friend went out and you cannot find the place it was park at?

First of all, you cannot park your car on a Citgo gas station. Secondly, maybe your car got stolen.

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Why does your car not come out of drive?

To me it sounds like a transmission problem. I would get it checked out as soon as possible. If not managed carefully, this could lead to more problems and cause severe damage.

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Why won't your heating system and your stereo won't turn on?

since they both wont turn on, check to see if the fuse is burned out, a lot of times both the stereo and the controls for the heater are on the same fuse... if that is not it there could be a wire either broken or shorting out somewhere between the fuse box and the stereo/heater. also there is th...

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Why won't the lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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WHY WON'T MY PARKING LIGHTS GO OFF IN MY 2000 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR AFTER TURING IT OFF?

Either a short to power in the circuit or a defective switch.

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How close can one park a car to a wall and still get out of the drivers seat?

That depends on the size of the individual getting out of the drivers seat and the size of the driver's door. The larger the person, the more room between the car and wall will be needed.

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Can you get out of your car at a red light?

And if you've activated a red light camera, the ticket's on you.But here's the catch: it's also a fine in most states to not give way to emergency vehicles (three demerit points and fines of close to $300 in most states).The message: don't do anything stupid or illegal, but do get out of the way.

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What if you are in school out of state and need to get your car inspected?

Get it inspected when you get back to your state. Law Enforcement does not generally concern themselves with out-of-state inspection stickers.

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Why do your front and rear parking lights stay on after you remove your keys from the ignition?

So you can see where you are going around your car when it is dark.

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Why won't the brake lights go off?

Could be that the brake light peddle switch is stuck in the on position. It is located under the dash on drivers side on the upper top brake peddle arm. When the peddle is depressed it pushes a switch to enguage the brake lights, it's not a big switch about 2 inches square, if you push the brake ...

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What does the car lock light mean?

The lock and car symbol and warning light you are seeing is saying that the anti-theft system has been activated.If the anti-theft system is stopping the vehicle from wanting to start, it may be contributing to the starting issues.

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What does it mean when your car won't go in gear?

I put into drive or try reverse and theshifter won't go into gear.

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What does it mean when steam comes out of your car vents?

If there's a small pinhole — which is a small leak typically caused by corrosion — in the heater core, drivers may have steam coming from the vents, but it will likely smell of coolant.If there's no smell, it's probably just an issue with condensation or humidity.

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Why would the parking lights stay on after the car is put into park and the engine is turned off?

if you leave the parking lights switch "ON" the lights will remain on, even if the car has been turned off.

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Why does a fog come out of your car vents when you turn on the car and start driving?

Sounds to me like the heater core is leaking coolant.

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Why does car squeal when starting and won't start?

This problem sounds like a loose or worn alternator belt. The belt needs to be tightened or replaced and this should fix it.

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What does it mean when your car starts but won't go anywhere?

Sounds like the transmission is bad.,,,,,,,,,,, If you are not satisfied with the answer ask again with more details.

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What does it mean when your car won't go past 40 mph?

In many cases, when you have an issue with the car accelerating and the check engine light comes on, it's caused by a mechanical problem with either a drive-system, fuel or ignition system component.The light is triggered when a sensor detects a fault somewhere in the car.

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Why would a car not shift out of park?

There is a brake pedal sensor that keeps you or your children from accidentally knocking the vehicle into gear. You have to press hard on the brakes to activate a switch. Once the switch is activated, current is sent to a solenoid that releases the shift lock. If either the shift lock or the swit...

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What does it mean when your car won't go but its being floored?

It could mean many things, perhaps something as simple as having no gas.Is there power? if not it could be the alternator, starter, or battery.Not to mention the billion other possibilities. More information is needed in order to make an accurate inference.

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What does it mean when your car won't start but turns over?

The starter won't crank If nothing happens when you turn the ignition key to the "Start" position, it means that the starter motor doesn't turn over the engine.Most commonly this could be caused by a dead battery; here is How to check the battery.The ignition switch could be bad - it's a common ...

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What does it mean when car shuts off and won't start?

it means that it shuts off and won't startIt could also mean that the battery is dead and needs to be recharged.Or more seriously the timing belt has snapped.Spark plug could be malfunctioning as well...there are many possibilities.

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Why did all of the dash lights not just the cluster lights go out on your 1984 Buick Park Avenue. All fuses have been checked and the dimmer switch is set to bright?

You turned off the dash light brightness control switch or blew a fuse.If you have power at the dash illumination fuse, the dimmer switch may be faulty.

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How do you get the cars AT out of park with out having to use the emerg button you did check the fuse and its good?

check shift interlock swith most likely at brake pedal

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What does short stay car park mean?

a car park where a car can be left for a relatively short time.

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How can you get your 1995 G M C out of park?

I do not know need help please

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How much does it cost to get your car out of the impound?

Fees are set by each company and run from $149 to $160 for towing, plus daily storage costs at impound lots, ranging from $50 to $80.According to a city bylaw, companies like JP Towing may charge a quarter of their daily storage fee per hour for the first four hours a vehicle is impounded.

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Why a car won't turn on when the Dashboard Lights and Gauges go on and off quickly?

loose battery connection, or dead battery.

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Why is the wrench light on your dashboard mean?

The wrench light generally means a transmission fault.If it does not come back it may not be a cause for alarm.However, if it lights up often while driving or permanently, you may want to get a mechanic to check into the cause of the light illuminating.

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What does the orange light on the dashboard of a vauxhall astra mean with a car and spanner?

this can be said to be as aresult of has reached the servicing period due the weakness of the engine oil this can be said to be as aresult of has reached the servicing period due the weakness of the engine oil

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Why would rear parking and brake lights stay on when the car is shut off?

There are two or more faults at work here depending on the car.If your car has a relay that runs brake lights or Tail lights one or both could be bad.ORIf your car has these items controlled by a body control module it could be bad or with this system the computer grounds the bulbs to make them w...

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What does it mean if car won't go in gear?

Probably that the gearbox is badly damaged or worn.Car gears are controlled by a series of cogwheels, the teeth of which are called SECTORS and which are engaged by PINS, which slot into the cog teeth. It may be that one or more of the gear sectors has either broken off or become so worn down tha...

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1995 Mazda Protege LX and you can't get the car out of park. It seems to be stuck and you don't know what to do.?

I had the same problem with my 2000 Protege in a grocery store parking lot in a bad neighborhood at 10pm one night. My steering wheel was turned too far to one side, and the car refused to move until I was able to wiggle the wheel out of that position. Now I always make sure that my steering whee...

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What does it mean when your oil light flashes on and off?

Oil light flickering while idle If your oil light flickers on and off while you are stopped or are idle, there may be a problem with your oil sensor or the oil pressure may be too low.The engine should have at least 5 PSI when not moving, and any less than that will cause the light to flicker on...

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Why is the parking light draining the car battery?

If the parking lights are on when the car is off its probably a switch issue.

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What does the car need if it gets no gas and no electric after parking?

NO POWER? DEAD BATTERY? NO LIGHTS? FUEL PUMP IS ELECTRIC.NO POWER,NO GAS,NO TURN ETC.

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