Sometimes, if you are on a hill or against a curb, the weight of the vehicle is being held by the parking gear. When that happens you are pulling a gear that has about 2000 pounds pushing against it. Next time, set the parking brake before you put it in park. See if that helps.
Also, sometimes the neutral safety switch isn't exactly perfect. That's the switch that holds the gearshift until you press on the brake. It could be either problem, or possibly even something else... but those are the two most likely culprits.
I have a 95 and as odd as this seems, I used to keep change in the ashtray, some must fell out and under the gear shifter and jammed it up. Found it in there, emptied the change outta the tray and haven't had that problem again.
you have to put your foot on the break pedal, to shift out of park its a safety feature
Odds are the clutch is in need of a adjustment or replacement.
Does this happen all the time?
Your synchro is going bad.
It could be mechanical or it could be electrical. Sometimes if you park on a steep incline or park hard up on a curb, the shift will be difficult to come out of park but it should with a little extra pull on the lever. Also, check the fuses. many vehicles today must have the brake pedal applied to release the shift lever from park. If the fuse is blown that protects that circuit, the shift lever will not move.
The reasons that it may be hard to shift into another gear may be due to the transmission failing. However, most likely there are loose parts at the bottom of the steering column.
the shifter lock need to be lubed to override the shift lock press hard on the brake and move shift over to unlock and pull down this will override it but not fix it remove shift covers and lube shift lock and should be fine
My guess would be you shift shaft teeth are worn or your clutch is going out. Also check and see if the shifter is rubbing and catching on anything.
check fluid in tranie....and LUCAS tranie lube
Shift interlock. Push the brake and shift into gear and if it is cold out you may have to push hard on the button on the shifter while holding the brake.
Not that hard I learned in 15 minutes. Clutch shift.......
its hard you have to take the whole dash out to reach it i had a camaro and it was b****
eat/drink talk on phone smoke change gears stop park steer
You didnt mention degree of difficulty so I'm going to with a general answer here. If it's hard to shift from park to reverse and you park at an angle on hill and you don't set the parking brake, then it'll be somewhat hard to get the car out of park. This is because you're taking off the transmission parking prawl with a degree of force when normally the brakes on the car should hold the car in place. Other than this you might have transmission problems. I have this problem on my manual transmission. Going from anything to reverse doesnt work, I have to shift it to reverse, hit the gas a little and let off the clutch a bit, and then pull the gear shifter back out and into reverse again.
mine, on an 1995 buick park avenue, is about one foot in from the front right tire. it is definitely hard to see without a lift!
Your clutch cable needs to be replaced, it is probably broken from it's shield at the firewall.
Check the transmission fluid on the 1995 Nissan Altima. Bad fluid can cause the transmission to shift harder on parts that are more worn.
under the passenger seat but its hard to removed it
because its a ls1
truck start shift is hard to move in gear
A bad transmission gear can cause your 1999 Nissan frontier to shift hard. Low transmission fluid can also cause the transmission to shift hard.
Turn the steering wheel hard in the same direction the wheels are pointing while the key in on then try to move the selector. This can happen if there is tension on the steering while as the vehicle was put into park.
Sounds like something is out of alignment in the transmission area. Make sure all the bolts are tight down there.