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C6 auto trans can't shift from park

 
Old 05-12-2019, 12:51 AM
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car won't let me shift lever. will only go into D or N. starts and runs.

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My 2008 was stuck in park I got it out and drove straight home when I got there I turned to car off and it restarted in neutral.
I just went to see if I could get the top up with the car in neutral, no such luck and now it won’t start in neutral either.
So two of us need some guidance on this!

I did find this. https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...ck-to-park.pdf

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car won't let me shift lever. will only go into D or N.
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My 09 stuck in park a while back, common problem on C6S up till 2013,had console removed an switch fixed . The cable ends also brake off,GM Crap!!
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Hi - I had that issue last summer. Check the pdf/link above. Rather than rig the pawel, I simply cut it off. Problem gone. Read the caveat on that....you won't need to push the brake in order to unlock the shifter column, but that motion is burned in my memory and pushing the brake is still automatic for me. If you search, you will find more threads on this, and there are a few videos on youtube on doing the repair.

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Thank you all. So, it's off to the shop for
me.

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i just did this alteration of tieing back the pawl yesterday. It now works perfectly, no hangups.
i was amazed how flimsy the micro switches were. The spring arm was just flopping around loosely.
A $60,000.00 car with a cheap $5.00 part is BS. While I was there, I checked the cable end and it was OK, near the tranny was good too.
Thanks to the forum and the internet for the info to do this.
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Well guys, didn't take my C6 to the shop.My son and I took the console apart and fixed the no shift problem.
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BRAVO! well done. Best feeling to tackle an issue like that and save big $$$$. Congrats.

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Originally Posted by fred D View Post
Well guys, didn't take my C6 to the shop.My son and I took the console apart and fixed the no shift problem.
Way to go! I sold my C6 not sure what I'm going to get next after over 30 years of vettes!
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