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PARK (P): This position locks your rear wheels. It is
the best position to use when you start your engine.
Ensure the shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before
starting the engine. Your vehicle has a brake transmission
shift interlock. You have to fully apply
your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK
(P) when the ignition key is in RUN. If you cannot
shift out of PARK (P), ease pressure on the shift
lever and push the shift lever all the way into PARK
(P) as you maintain brake application. Then move
the shift lever into the gear you wish. (See “Shifting
Out of Park” in the index).
In the event of a shift interlock solenoid malfunction,
turn the key to OFF, pull the shift selector lever into
NEUTRAL (N) and start the engine. Make sure to
set the parking brake before starting the engine.
2005 Southwind 32VS W-20
2009 Ford Escape XLT
Roadmaster Invisabrake & Falcon 2