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Truck stuck in park

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by sportzman0, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:33 PM
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    sportzman0

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    Black emblems Tinted Windows Aftermarket Audio System LED Dome Lights Headlights Blacked Out
    So I started up my truck and it will not shift into gear. On my dash, it doesn't even show the parking break gear light. I am not able to move it out of gear. Any help please
     
  2. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    moondeath

    moondeath Plenty of slaves for my robot colony?

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    There should be a lock override release somewhere near your shifter. Should have a small plastic cover that comes off and you put a screw driver in it to override the shifter lock. Try this and see what happens.
     
  3. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    You most likely have a blown brake light fuse. Not sure if that's under the hood or behind the change tray, should be in the owner's manual. Any aftermarket wiring out back? We had a third brake light wire to the campershell get pinched and do this same thing on one of our work trucks.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    moondeath Plenty of slaves for my robot colony?

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    Or do you mean the shifter moves but the truck won't go into gear?
     
  5. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    Black emblems Tinted Windows Aftermarket Audio System LED Dome Lights Headlights Blacked Out
    Used the override and now I can move. Shifter wouldnt go in gear and move
     
  6. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:45 PM
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    If this is working, then the switch under your brake pedal isn't sending a signal to the lock release.
     
  7. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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    Like he said.
    I would check fuses when you get a chance.
     
  8. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    check the taillight fuse
     
  9. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:58 PM
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    Lightly press the brake and listen for a "click" by the shifter. If you hear one then you have some mechanical issue. If you don't, the interlock isn't releasing.
     
  10. Mar 27, 2013 at 11:45 PM
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    Black emblems Tinted Windows Aftermarket Audio System LED Dome Lights Headlights Blacked Out
    Ok would that just be the fuse? Or do I need to take to Toyota. I'll try the taillights fuse didn't think of that but my taillights work along with my brake lights just not my blinkers
     
  11. Mar 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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    Lol I read the title and went, "did they close the gate? How'd this guy get stuck in a park?!"
    :laugh:


    I don't have anything helpful to say either. That was it.
     
  12. Mar 28, 2013 at 9:21 AM
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    Black emblems Tinted Windows Aftermarket Audio System LED Dome Lights Headlights Blacked Out
    Thank you everyone it was the.ign1 fuse. Fixed it now I have my engine light on and 2 other lights on my dash 1 is airbag and only is swerve thing. How do u reset them
     
  14. Mar 28, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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  15. Jul 27, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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    thanks to this thread, wasnt stuck long today with the jetski. just glad it was at the gas station and not the boatramp....lol

    stupid trailer lights.....
     
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