Having problems with your 2002 Buick Regal ?

Have 2002 regal 200k miles bought it used a couple of months ago was driving along ,came to a stop engine died . .Now when you turn the key the dash lights flash and wont start. car will start if you engage E-brake . as soon as you relase E-brake ,it shuts off and dash light s flash . also the floor shifter wont come out of park .any ideas?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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Look under the dash by the parking brake and try to see if any wires are being moved or chafed by the parking brake linkages. That is what I have found in the past.
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