Prius C one won’t shift out of park

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Jenster, Jul 8, 2018.

  1. Jenster

    Jenster New Member

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    i can manually shift it out of park with the release button and then it switches gears fine but as soon as I put it in park again, it stays in Park. My brake lights work. My back up lights seem to be out. Do you think they are related?
     
  2. bisco

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    maybe. can you test the 12 volt health?
     
  3. ztanos

    ztanos All-around Geek!

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    A neutral safety switch malfunction could cause something like this. Not sure if that's your issue or not, but it sounds like either that switch, or your computer isn't sensing that the brake pedal is being depressed. It's engaging enough to trip the lights, but not the computer, perhaps.
     
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