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What Do When Your Nissan Rogue Will Not Shift Out Of Park

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What Do When Your Nissan Rogue Will Not Shift Out Of Park

Created on: 2017-04-13

How to shift a stuck transmission out of park on 2009 Nissan Rogue

  1. step 1 :How to Shift Out of Park
    • Pop off the tab in the SHIFT LOCK slot
    • Press the button in the slot
    • Place your foot on the brake
    • Put the vehicle in neutral
    • Start the vehicle
    • Select the appropriate gear

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In this video we're going to be working with our 2009 Nissan Rogue. We're going to show you how to engage your shift interlock override, which is useful when your vehicle will start and run but for some reason won't shift out of park.

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The only item you'll need for this procedure is your vehicle's key.

If your vehicle ever gets stuck in park, and you can't get the shifter to move out of gear. There’s a simple release on your Rogue that you can get using only the key to your vehicle that you already have. Right here you'll see a cover and the words shift lock. Your key fits perfectly in this opening. Pop up that tab. There's a small button inside there conveniently the same shape as your key.

Now you may be wondering, don't I need to start my vehicle in park? Unfortunately, part of the solution is we can push down that tab. I'm going to put my foot on the brake for safety reasons, but you can move the shifter without your foot on the brake. I'll put my vehicle in neutral and keep my foot on the brake. The vehicle will still start in neutral. We can select the appropriate gears and still get where we need to go. Once you've got your vehicle going, always remember to reinstall that shift lock cover.

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