Pull the cover from the heater core and remove it from the interior. The part itself was simply a replacement button and small plastic piece around it. Release the tabs when the glove box is in position. The car is out of warranty. Diagnosis identified as a serious safety concern, with request made to issue recall. I called my son who manages a nationwide auto parts store.
Therefore, I was unable to completely turn the engine off and get my keys out of the ignition. Inability disengage button and to remove the key from the ignition also creates inability to securely park the vehicle and turn the vehicle off. The first time was in January of 2014. The two panels are held in with push-pins. I noticed it was crunchy when pressing the button. If you have some silicone spray lying around in the garage, then your problem has been fixed for free : If it doesn't work, then maybe you have a more serious problem to worry about.
The tech's determined that replacement part was faulty and replaced it with another one. I assured him no - that was not the case and he did some searching into the matter. The button would not come back out so I could Not take key out, put in any gears, could Not go to work!!!!! The vehicle was not repaired. Guide the console over the shift knob and install the retaining screws with a Phillips screwdriver. Another owner reported his dealership replaced the transmission under warranty, but the new transmission had the same exact grinding problem.
When the button won't pop out after being put into gear, it can be bumped and moved into another gear causing a safety risk. Remove the front and rear console halves. This second time was an emergency repair, as I was on vacation and needed it fixed so I could get home to work. I wished I could differently do something about this car and all the issues there has been. While parking the vehicle, the contact noticed that the shifter became stuck and was not able to go into park, which caused the key to become stuck. The air intake duct runs from the bottom of the cover to the center of the dashboard.
This problem also does not allow you to remove your key from the ignition, forcing you to leave your key in the ignition if you want to leave the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure to disengage was first expressed intermittently, with a failure occurrence rate of 20%-30% with the initial failure mileage approximately 45,000 miles. Remove the heater core clamp screw with a Phillips screwdriver, pull the clamp away from the heater core, then pull the heater core from the housing. Allows free shifting from park to any gear without the brake pedal being pressed. Apparently the cables in the shifter are positioned such that they rub against each other, causing the cables to wear, fray, and break.
I coasted to the side and up to a farm drive. This exposes the vehicle to the potential of theft or other unauthorized use. I guess for safety reasons, the car wouldn't allow me to put it in park could just move it to neutral. Try charging or jump starting the battery. They test drove it and it still didn't fix the problem.
The contact had to force the gear shifter into the drive position. I was really upset about this issue. They told me they couldn't get to it for five days, oh I'd have to get a rental in the meantime. Could not shift into D or sometime out of drive into park. If the car is placed in reverse or drive the button stays stuck causing the shifter to be engaged and able to freely shift into reverse or park while driving. Detach the air intake duct from the bottom of the heater core cover. Also note, when you replace the core and put the heater box back in, the box has to be sealed for proper operation.
It might even be fixed with a little silicon lube spray on the button. I have taken it to many shops and no one knows what is wrong with it, and I'm not sure if I took it to actual crossroads Chevrolet if they could figure it out either. Originally, this problem only occurred when placing the gear shifter into Park. Vehicles with an automatic transmission are equipped with an electronic key lock release system. The technicians told us that there was faulty control link out and replaced it. If you have a for-profit service,.