Starts but won't go in gear?

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  1. allen shores

    allen shores Junior Member

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    New to forum, looking for some help. Truck starts, but then won't go in gear. After several tries (turning key off, and starting again) it then goes into gear, but if put back into park it won't go into gear again. Note blower motor would not work right before this happened, but works now. Any ideas. Thanks in advance.
     
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    Sounds like the ignition switch is going bad.

    Welcome to the forum!
     
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    Thanks. I did find another post where this was the problem and I printed the fix. Just seeing if that is what others thought was the problem.
     
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    It could also be the brake shift interlock solenoid on top of the ignition issue
     
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    Where is that located?
     
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    Anybody have a part # for ignition switch? 2002 4.7L
     
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    I was going to say brake switch also.
     
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    The brake switch seems ok, I'm leaning more to the ignition switch.
     
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    The interlock solenoid is on the steering column. It's what unlocks when you press the brake pedal if I'm not mistaken. Normally you would hear a click noise inside the column when you press the brakes.

    I would swap out the ignition first. Then go from there.
     
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