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This is a common problem for the Taurus. It is actually loose hardware in the lower side of the steering column. A good fix is to take the steering column completely apart and reinstall all hardware with Loc Tite. If you are lazy, you can rock the steering wheel while a friend turns over the ignition. It takes practice but it works.

Is this one of the cars that you have to depress the brake pedal before you can shift out of Park?

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Q: 97 Taurus stuck in part and does not seem to be related to fuse switch or lockout as you can not bypass the security by shifting to manual from ign off what else can cause this?
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