Having problems with your Nissan Pathfinder ?
My 2008 pathfinder won't shift into gear without pressing the shift lock button
First, check the fuse for the brake lights and replace if it is burned out. Next, check out the shift interlock safety switch located underneath the shifter cover and replace if necessary. After that, see if the brake pedal switch has failed (this is a safety switch that sends the signal to the transmission when the brake is applied)
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