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Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum Discussion, stuck in Park in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; After sitting a while, like overnight, my 97 Seville STS in very difficult to get out of Park. While running ...
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    kenmarklow is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1997 Seville SLS
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    stuck in Park

    After sitting a while, like overnight, my 97 Seville STS in very difficult to get out of Park. While running errands, it's not that
    bad, but sticky to speak.
    I've read where other models need a new brake lite switch....
    Any other recs from my brothers ? ? ?

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    basscatt is offline Cadillac Owners 10000+ Posts
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    Re: stuck in Park

    try applying the parking brake before you put it into park -

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    Aztec ETC ECS is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Re: stuck in Park

    ^ That, if you are parking on an incline.
    If not, I would say the problem is in the shifter itself.
    If the brake switch were bad, it probably wouldn't come out of park at all.

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