After installing a shifter cable transmission will not shift out of park

Tiny
DEBBIE1401
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  • 1995 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
  • 3.1L
  • V6
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 215,000 MILES
I installed a cable shifter on my car it is column shift and it will not shift out of park.
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Friday, February 14th, 2020 AT 7:14 AM

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Tiny
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Good afternoon,

Why did you replace the cable? Did you have this issue prior to replacing the cable?

Roy
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Friday, February 14th, 2020 AT 11:48 AM
Tiny
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The cable got on the battery and got on fire melted the cable so I had to replace it. Melted all the way to brake pedal.
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Friday, February 14th, 2020 AT 4:27 PM
Tiny
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How much damage under the dash?

Can you upload some photos?

Roy
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Friday, February 14th, 2020 AT 4:31 PM
Tiny
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Not bad, just melted installation around the cable.
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Friday, February 14th, 2020 AT 4:44 PM
Tiny
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There is more damage than that if it will not come out of park.

With the new cable installed, does the shifter move freely?

Roy
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Saturday, February 15th, 2020 AT 4:57 AM

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