My car rolls while in park and won't start

Asked by Apr 27, 2016 at 03:18 PM about the 1996 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is in park and it won't start but will
roll if I don't have the e brake on

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So either the shift cable is out of adjustment with the park switch or the park pawl inside the tranny has been sheared off and the linkage is going pass the park point.

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