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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Fiat punto automatic , 2008 stuck in gear so can't start

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fiat punto automatic , 2008 stuck in gear so can`t start engine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello I'd 1st investigate the connections to the brake pedal switch and the wiring to it for any crimp damage or fraying. Ideally use a multimeter to check that the switch is working OK. This is because the gearbox controller won't allow the lever to shift from park until it sees that your foot is on the brakes There should be 2 switches one for the brake lights and the other for the gearbox and both are located at the top of the brake pedal in the drivers footwell. If this is OK then check the selector lever linkage for any broken parts and or missing bolts or if a bolt is partially out and is jamming things up
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks matt, I shall try these tips . thanks very much.