It is true there's a mechanical lock on the transmission which requires the brake pedal to be depressed in order to shift out of park. However, a more simple explanation than below could be the result of a blown fuse for the brake lights found under the hood within the main fuse box. I encountered this problem when using a friends utility trailer. The brake/turning light wiring on the trailer wasn't properly grounded. I had it plugged into a 4 straight trailer wire harness. The first time I stepped on the brakes, there was an ungrounded surge sent to the brake lights, blowing the rear left bulb and then the fuse under the hood. If you encounter this problem in a pinch, the fuse for the rear window defrost is the same amp rating and is located in the same fuse box, but be sure to unplug the trailer before you blow another fuse. As a reminder, I didn't know anything was wrong until I finally stopped and parked the car, at which point I couldn't get it out of park. It was then I diagnosed the problem. The main reason is that the brake pedal must be depressed in order for the shifter to be operated from the Park position. There's a mechanical block that is released when the pedal is pushed. I believe that there's a release inside of the slot that the shift lever operates in. Off the top of my head, I recall that it's in the rearmost part of the slot (towards the back of the car) and a curled finger inserted into the slot, finding a little plastic bar and pulling it forward will release the lock so that you may operate the shifter without pressing the brake pedal. I found that if you take off the neg terminal of the battery that the shifter will not operate at all.
are you serious? yeah you do- the O/D switch is on the side of the shifter- and if you're asking this I'm assuming you have an automatic....'cause a manual- well yeah you have to shift.
A lean condition is too much air and not enough fuel The cause can be a fuel delivery problem,02 sensor,MAF sensor or a vacuum leak
It could be that the torque convertor is locked and not slipping which it should do as the normal operation
probably your neighbours cat is locked in the boot ANSWER: LOL, Either that or one of the belts needs to be replaced.
Checked to see if your steering wheel is locked. If not, then your problem is the tumblers. Replace the mechinical ignition switch. Cause- Having too many keys hanging with the ignition key.
If I understand your question correctly, a burned out dash bulb behind the display.
Try cleaning the MAF with a can of elecrical cleaner. then clear the code with a OBD11 tester.
IT means the engine is running lean. More Air than gas. And you need to be careful as it can cause t engine to overheat if the condition is sever enough.
either your knee hits it into neutral or you hit the bump to fast and it pops forward.
bottom engine mount nut snaped
Answerthe accelerator cable may be binding up causing a stiff pedal. check cable where it connects to throttle body. check cable at gas pedal, and where it goes through firewall.what could cause a stiff pedal gas in a 1993 Toyota Tercel with manual transmission?
cause if your car went automatic then you could not control it
If the idle is set too high, and you have an automatic transmission, this will happen. A sticking throttle cable or rod can also do this.
You need to have the system checked for codes. The computer that controls the trans has most likely detected a problem and set a code. That can cause the trans to be locked into second gear.
Check your owners manual. It says:Change automatic transmission fluid only as necessary. Generally, it is necessary to changeautomatic transmission fluid only if your vehicle is driven under one of the Special Operating Conditions listed in your "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". When changing the automatic transmission fluid, use only "Toyota Genuine ATF Type T- IV"(ATF JWS3309 or NWS6500) to aid in assuring optimum transaxle performance.Notice: Using automatic transmissionfluid other than "Toyota Genuine ATF Type T- IV" may cause deterioration in shift quality, locking up of your transmission accompanied by vibration, and ultimately damage the automatic transmission of your vehicle.
A leak of antifreeze and water from the freeze plugs or from a radiator hose could cause you to find the fluids behind the intake manifold and firewall on your 1995 Toyota Runner. You could begin by checking the hoses to see if all hoses are sealed and clamps are tight.
There are several things that can cause a clanging noise on your 2004 Toyota. A loose exhaust pipe is the most common cause.
Yes. Being locked up in a room can cause health problems. 1. The air can get stale. 2. You might not get sufficient exercise. 3. You can go crazy.
A bad fuel injector can cause your 2004 Toyota Camry to smoke when you start it up. A plugged air filter can also cause it to smoke.
There are several things that can cause your automatic transmission not to go into first gear. The most common cause is low transmission fluid.
Toyota has recently started replacing their gas pedals. These were the cause of major recalls.
bell end failure
Bad fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or not start at all. A bad automatic transmission will cause the vehicle to jerk and not run smoothly.