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Unlock a C6 auto gearbox stuck in 'Park'
The "shift lock" system locks the gear selection lever into the " P " position .

1. Releasing the "shift lock" (normal operation)

Switch on the ignition .

Press the brake pedal and keep it held down .

Move the selector lever to disengage it from the " P " position .

2. Releasing the "shift lock" (with an operating anomaly)

Impossible to release the "shift lock" following the usual procedure .

2.1. Probable causes of the anomaly

Faults can arise in the following components :

"shift lock"

Gear lever position switch

Automatic gearbox ECU

Electrical harness

Battery voltage

2.2. Operations to be carried out

Unclip trim cover (1) shown on the right





Unlock the "shift lock" by pressing at " a " with a screwdriver (screwdriver with a minimum length of 150 mm)

Move the selector lever to disengage it from the " P " position .

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Info Created: 28 January 2010
Last Updated: 19 June 2011
 

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