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My o6 trailblazers gear shifter button would not depress so I could put it in gear. took the top part of the shifter of and with a little force got it to start working. when I went to turn the vehicle off the key switch will not go into the off position so I have to disconnect my battery so it don't kill it

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Known problem with the tb is the gear shift boot gets stuck in the selector bracket remove the boot cover and inspect the selector and hope didnt damage the cable or selector by forcing the selector up --

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You damaged the park shift interlock system. Need to take vehicle to dealers and have cable fixed

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SOURCE: 97 Celica - Key stuck in accesory position

while in park, press shifter firmly even farther above park. Hold shifter and turn key.
The linkage may need adjusting. If this does not help the situation, then the pins inside the ignition are not getting pressed down because key is getting worn. You can try to tap around the ignition lightly with hammer to shake the pins loose.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 celica - key stuck in accessory position until battery dies

adjust the shift linkage so you can put it in park

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: I have 1999 Jimmy. When I turn off the engine,

the cable they unhooked is causing this

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Buick Regal LSE odometer and gear shifter position is not

I had the same problem with my Odometer in my 01' Regal. The dealer will quote you some outrageous price for a new instrument cluster. There are a bunch of people on Ebay that you can pay around $100 and they will repair it for you. Or, if your husband is pretty handy you can fix it yourself for about $2.00. All you need is a pack of resistors from RadioShack and soldering gun. I did it myself and with this videos instruction it only took me a little under an hour and $12.00.

As for the service light, I don't know what you had repaired, but to get mine off I had to get a dealer to reset the computer (about $100 or so).

Posted on May 25, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer that is stuck in

Replace nutual safety switch, mounts on the side of the transmission by the shifter lever.

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