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Release Stuck Up Shifter Gear Mazda 3 2013-2018

Step-by-step procedure on how to shift gears when the vehicle is stuck and you can't move gear shifter. The vehicle can roll if the parking brake is not engaged.

Release Stuck Up Shifter Gear Mazda 3 2013-2018
ESTIMATED TIME 5 - 10 mins
DIY COST $ 0
DIFFICULTY Very Easy

This procedure can be used if the vehicle is dead or need to be towed or loaded on a tow truck. Please note that the vehicle will roll if parked on an incle. 

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Unlock the vehicle and go to the driver's seat.Going to the driver's seat.

     

  2. Set the parking brake
  3. Pop the cover of the release button above the P symbol on the gear shifter using a prying tool.Removing the cover of the gear shift release button.

     

  4. Insert the screwdriver into the hole and push the screwdriver down to release the gear shift.Pushing the screwdriver down to release the gear shift.

     

  5. Move the gear shifter while pushing the screwdriver down.Shifting the gear of the vehicle.

    Keep the brake pedal pressed so that the vehicle doesn't roll away and cause an accident. 

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Release Stuck Up Shifter Gear Mazda 3 2013-2018 Step-by-step procedure on how to shift gears when the vehicle is stuck and you can't move gear shifter. The vehicle can roll if the parking brake is not engaged.