MY CAR WON'T ALWAYS LET ME PUT IT INTO GEAR WHEN I START IT.

  • Tiny
  • mossyjani
  • 2001 Ford Focus
  • 144,000 miles

This is a problem that happens every once in a while. I start the car, and it won't go let me put it into gear. I turn it off, restart it, and it will work.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 10:35 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Have your shift interlock system checked out

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 10:57 PM
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  • noidea82
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I have the same problem, thou mine is that I've to leave my car running for more than 5 mins then I start messing with shifting gears, sometimes it takes more than 10mins to get it in 1st gear.

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 4:40 PM

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