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shifting with key in accessory position

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by dewe48, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. dewe48

    dewe48 New Member

    Has anyone else found that when the key is in the accessory position you don't need to push the break to put it in gear? My 4 year old found this out for me.:grrrrrr:
  2. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    What year and model of truck? I know my old 91 Suburban does not have a brake interlock and simply unlocking the steering wheel frees the shifter, but my 05 Saturn ION does.
  3. dewe48

    dewe48 New Member

    It's a 2004 suburban. My buddy has an 05 that does the same thing.
  4. JRD761

    JRD761 New Member

    Yup, my 2004 Silverado does the same thing
  5. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts

    Yes, my '05 lets you shift when key is in accessory position.

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    Also welcome to the club.
  6. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Weird. I thought that typically all the newer vehicles had the brake interlock on the shifter so that not matter what position the key is in it wouldn't come out of park without holding the brake down. Learn something new every day...

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