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.

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 10:35 PM

2 Replies

Tiny
HMAC300
  • EXPERT
  • 45,767 POSTS

Have your shift interlock system checked out

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 10:57 PM
Tiny
NOIDEA82
  • MEMBER

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.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 4:40 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Other Transmission Gear Questions