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    2004 9-5T ARC
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    Stuck Shifter

    Hi

    I have a 2004 9-5T, auto trans, and my shifter has been staying locked in park. I press the break pedal, the break lights go on, but the electromagnet won't release the shit lock. So I need to push the manual release button to get out of park. It happens somewhat intermittently but more so in the cold weather as far as I can tell. I was curious if anyone has had any experience fixing this themselves, ideas of what to look for as far as a loose connections or a way to disable the lock so I don't need to push the manual release every time. Plus any pictures of the repair would help a lot if someone has done this before.

    Thank you.

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    Frank
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    previous: 2006 9-3, 2001-06 9-5, 2011 9-4X
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    It sounds like it is the shift-lock magnet as described in the WIS instructions: Saab 9-5 shift-lock electromagnet.pdf

    I looked around in a parts diagram but can't seem to find it. But I am not exactly sure what I am looking for.

    Gear box control, autom., Gear selector lever Automatic. Fits: 2004 Saab 9-5 | Jim Ellis Saab Parts


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