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I have a 2002 R170. Whenever the car has sat for a few days/weeks the transmission locks in park. I have to use something slender to reach the release in the console. Usually after a few times it functions, but in cold weather it seems to be an every time occurance. Anyone have an idea what is happening?
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Hi Dave, several threads on that issue. do a search top right if you haven't for possible reasons/fixes


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Here's one:

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I thank you for your assistance. Apparently I worded my searches poorly, as I did look for threads to get a quick answer and avoid duplication. The thread you supplied looks very likely to be the answer, if not I will try more searches.
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