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I am looking at another 96 wagon. it will not come out of park unless the key is moved forward just to unlock the column. It has to be started in neutral then once started it will go in any gear and drives fine. does anyone know the problem? can something just be disconnected?
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Sounds like an SIL (Shift InterLock) problem. First thing to check is to be sure the brake lights are working. SIL uses brake light switch input to energize the SIL solenoid.
 

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it's either the solenoid in the steering column that's bad, or the brake light switch is bad. Usually it's the brakelight switch. $13 to find out!
 
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