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How do you "unlock" the shift lock on a 1989 Toyota Camry?

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Patty Streeter,  at AskPatty.com There is a cover on the gear selector , remove the cover and use the correct key tool to release the lock. This operation should be performed by an ASE certified technician that specializes in Toyota's or at your local authorized Toyota dealership.

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