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Old 03-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Edub400 Edub400 is offline
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Unhappy 2005 Cobalt wont shift out park


I have a 2005 chevy cobalt and today when i went to start the car it would not shift out of park. I also notice that the brake lights are not working.

--I recently changed fuse for radio, and gauge cluster stopped working (Speedo, tach, mpg, Info Display)

Note: Shiftier was working just fine earlier today.
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Old 03-02-2015, 11:09 AM
zora zora is offline
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Default Re: 2005 Cobalt wont shift out park

there is a shifter interlock controlled by the brake switch. It appears you have blown a fuse. read page 2-28 of your owners manual to take it out of park
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Old 03-02-2015, 12:06 PM
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Default Re: 2005 Cobalt wont shift out park

If the fuse keeps popping, there might be an issue with the wiring...hopefully a mouse hasn't climbed into your bay and called it home.
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