Gear stuck

Tiny
HONDADX
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  • 1999 HONDA CIVIC
  • 170,000 MILES
I just went to move my car and its stuck at parking gear(automatic) what the heck is this? This never happened. Please help thank you!
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:37 PM

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Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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Suspect problem with shift interlock use ignition key to release and take to it looked at see diagram
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:46 PM
Tiny
HONDADX
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Replace the shift lock solenoid right?
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:52 PM
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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Can't say without diagnosis
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:56 PM
Tiny
HONDADX
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I just inspected the wires and the look clean no damage what so ever
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:58 PM
Tiny
HONDADX
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Would the break activation wire be located within this area
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 7:59 PM
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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If brake lights work then not that
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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 8:07 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Are the brake lights working?
Is the P indicator showing in dash when ignition is turned on?
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Saturday, July 21st, 2012 AT 2:11 PM
Tiny
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Yes the brake lights work fine and no my cluster gauge doesnt show the shift indicators.
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Saturday, July 21st, 2012 AT 4:09 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
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You have a fault with the Park and Neutral position switch. Check the fuses to see if any is broken.
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Saturday, July 21st, 2012 AT 9:52 PM
Tiny
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Yes my brake, horn fuses are out will replace them tomorrow and keep the update thanks guys!
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Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 4:48 AM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
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You're welcome but you threw us off track.

If the brake fuse is bad how did you manage to get the brake lights to work? Any wrong information that is incorrect would take us on a wild goose chase for nothing.

After installing the fuse, ensure it does not blow again. If it does, something is causing the shorting and needs to be diagnosed.

Have a nice day.
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Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 11:03 AM
Tiny
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Ok I just put both fuses for the horn and radio and they still dont work? Back lights turn on but they dont lit up when I press on the brakes? Will try to see if theres a short somewhere
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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 6:35 AM
Tiny
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Are the horn and radio working now?
If not, recheck the fuses again. They could be blown again.
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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 12:06 PM
Tiny
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Yes got them running brake lights, horn and radio. Thanks alot! Much more helpful then honda-tech lol
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Friday, July 27th, 2012 AT 2:38 AM
Tiny
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Glad to know you have resolved the problem.

Have a nice day.
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Friday, July 27th, 2012 AT 1:03 PM

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