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What is wrong when my transmission locks up in park sometimes, but it will release after pumping the brakes several times.

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Suzanne Grego, Technician at City of Philadelphia Fleet Management Wilson Dugger, There is a safety feature on vehicles that does not allow the transmission to be shifted into gear without the brake pedal being depressed. It is possible that this switch is worn or faulty. Most likely, you will just need to replace the switch. To be sure though, it would be best to bring your vehicle to a qualified technician that can test the component and properly diagnose the problem. Suzanne

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