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Old 02-01-2016, 12:05 PM   #1
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95 Bounder will shift out of park

Hey gang,
My bounder got me stuck for a few min at Christmas at the flying j. Would not shift out of park. I was able to start it. Have a friend roll under and shift into drive disconnected the linkage and safety switch to drive it home.

I have no break lights, checked the switch on the pedal it works. Ideas?

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Old 02-01-2016, 03:30 PM   #2
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Go into your fuse panel and check the brake light fuse. If the fuse is good, check the light bulbs for brakes. I had the same problem and it was a fuse. Your manual should have a write up on it. The only thing I could figure was that I hit a bad bump and when I shut it down,I could not get it out of park. That happened on a 2014 Jayco Ford 450. Good luck.

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Old 02-01-2016, 03:36 PM   #3
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Another thing you can try, (so they say) is to shut the engine off and put selector in neutral, start the engine and shift into drive. I did not think about this at the time it happened to me.
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Old 02-01-2016, 04:00 PM   #4
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Just thought about something else, there is a relay along with the brake light switch( on mine anyway) it has a spring loaded plunger that may cause problems. Again good luck, report back when it's fixed so others will know the culpert.
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:07 PM   #5
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That happened to me one on a 1995 Coachman. The brake light swith was bad. Not very expensive and easy to change. Same switch as in a pick up.
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