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Old 01-11-2012, 04:08 PM   #1
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problem with turning key to start

This may have been addressed but have not seen it. When i stop and put in park, sometimes it only shows on dash as going into reverse. When I attempt to start next time it is very difficult to fix. I have to jiggle key and steering wheel and gear shift at same time to free up shifter, then push up into P. Then it will start.

Is there a fix for this other then my bad memory to check for P before shutting off?
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Old 01-12-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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I had similar issues and a squirt of some sort of spray lube on the TIP shifter linkages caused it to go away for 2+ years. So easy and fast the dealer didn't even charge me.
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Old 01-12-2012, 01:31 PM   #3
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Might try looking up...Shifter Cable Adjustment.
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