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I have a 2003 Chevy Cavalier 4 door LS. The automatic transmission power locks manually, but windows and everything works and is in good condition. What should I do?

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Jody DeVere, CEO at AskPatty.com, Inc.
Follow these 6 steps
   
 
1 Set the emergency brake. My Automatic Transmission
 
2
 
Insert key into the ignition and turn the ignition switch to the "ON" or "RUN" position.  It is not necessary to start the engine. My Automatic Transmission
 
3
 
Locate the shift lock override slot located on the shifter console near the shifter lever.  Normally, the slot is plugged with a small plastic cap.  Remove the cap. My Automatic Transmission
 
4
 
Insert a small screwdriver, nail file, key or similarly shaped object into the override slot, push down and hold. My Automatic Transmission
5 While continuing to hold down the shift override mechanism, depress the brake pedal. My Automatic Transmission
 
6
 
Now, grasp the shifter, push in the release button located on the shifter as you normally do and then move the shifter to the desired gear.  If you've completed these steps with the engine off, move the shifter to the Neutral position to start the engine. Car stuck in park

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