Ford Escape won't come out of park

Tiny
THEBOSS
  • 2006 FORD ESCAPE
  • 90,000 MILES

When I start the car and step on brake pedal and try to shift from park the shift lever will not move from park I have to depress the manual release to shift it.

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 3:36 AM

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Tiny
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Check your brake lights, are they coming on when you press the pedal?

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 3:39 AM
Tiny
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Yes brake lights com on and everything else is working thanks

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 4:17 AM
Tiny
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Damn, was hoping it was the brake light switch

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 4:19 AM
Tiny
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Try the shift interlock control solenoid

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 5:15 AM
Tiny
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Ok thank you

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 1:31 PM
Tiny
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I did check and found a bad solenoid as you recommended, replaced it and it seems to be working fine. Thanks so much.

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 AT 1:30 PM

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