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Hi,

New here and wondering if anyone can help with a problem. I have a 93 Volvo 240 and today the vehicle seems to be stuck in park. I can only shift out of park by using the shift lock release button. Checked the manual and it said to check the fuses and they look okay... Any ideas?

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Make sure your brake lights are working.
If they are you will need to check the parts in by the shifter.
 

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Went by a dealer, they are saying that the microswitch may need replacement. They checked for the part but it is not listed serparately and have said I might have to replace the whole console???
 

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I forget if it is replacable or not it has been a long time since I had one apart.
 

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I had a similar problem--car was stuck in park--and after using the shift release my shifter was acting strangely. Turns out the entire shifter assembly was bad and needed replacement. You can find a used one if you are lucky. I was not and had to order a new one, about $200. Apparently in '93 they changed the shifter assembly from previous years and so you have to get one from a '93, and these are much harder to find.
 

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these guys are parting out 93 240 auto's
highest priced people first
Key Auto Parts USA-KY(Murray) E-mail 1-800-626-3302
Strandberg Auto USA-WI(Centuria) Request_Quote 1-800-448-5121\
Gerry's Foreign Auto Parts USA-WA(Kittitas) E-mail 1-800-848-5578
All Star Auto Salvage & Towing USA-AL(Theodore) E-mail 1-251-653-1411
Stricker Auto Parts USA-OH(Batavia) E-mail 1-800-582-5405
Brandywine Two - Yard #15 USA-MD(Brandywine) Request_Quote 1-866-214-2175
Country Side Motor Sales USA-VT(Colchester) E-mail 1-800-243-6554
Fisher's Imports USA-VA(Millers-Tavern) Request_Quote 1-800-296-1770
Martin's Import Salvage USA-NC(Wendell) Request_Quote 1-800-569-9711
Auto Salvage Company, Inc. USA-SC(Ladson) E-mail 1-877-999-1995
Bill's Auto Parts Tolland USA-CT(Tolland) E-mail 1-800-552-4557
Magic Used Auto Parts USA-FL(Clearwater) Request_Quote 1-727-573-7751
LKQ - Hunts Point Auto Parts USA-NY(Bronx) E-mail 1-800-221-8151
LKQ - Route 16 Used Auto USA-MA(Webster) E-mail 1-800-423-4006
B.O.S. Auto Parts Can-ON(Windsor) Request_Quote 519-969-4621 800-387-9227
Riteway Auto Salvage USA-AL(Oxford) E-mail 1-800-365-8036
Brooks Auto Sales, Inc. - PRP, PRP-MA USA-VA(Oilville) Request_Quote 1-800-552-6783
M'Boro Auto Parts USA-TN(Murfreesboro) E-mail 1-800-834-9986
Smith Auto Recycling USA-MA(Clinton) E-mail 1-800-585-9669
Brookside Auto Parts Inc. USA-MA(Orange) E-mail 1-800-245-1229
Self Serve Used Auto Parts USA-MA(Freetown) E-mail 1-888-781-4400 1-508-763-4424
Scarboro Auto Parts USA-ME(Scarboro) Request_Quote 1-800-427-0632
Ollies I190 Used Auto Parts USA-MA(Phillipston) Request_Quote 1-800-559-5865
Henderson Auto, Inc. USA-PA(Scottdale) E-mail 1-724-887-8700

should be able to find a used one no sweat.
-Aaron
 

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Good info. Wish I had known that last summer.

I usually use SwedishEngineering.com in Ann Arbor. They have gotten me some good used parts in the past (hood hinges, most recently).
 

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I suggest you go to ED Schram in Surrey on 76 Av off 132 st. Ask for Lem. Tell him your problem and he can advise you. very knowledgable and they have all parts as they supply Volvo Dealears around mainland and Valley.
 
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