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2011 Kia Sorento Won't Shift Into Park

I have a 2011 Sorento LX AWD 4 cylinder autotomatic with just under 14,000 miles. Twice in the last couple weeks I have been unable to shift into park. The hill descent assist and traction control lights come on and I can’t move the shifter past neutral. If I restart the car in neutral the lights go off and I can put it in park. Anyone have any ideas?

Yes. Take it back to where you bought it and have it fixed. Its under warranty.

The solution is spelled w-a-r-r-a-n-t-y.

Very helpful guys, thanks :wink:

Took it in yesterday. Brake interlock safety switch was bad and is being replaced.

Glad to hear it. Count yourself a bit lucky. Often for intermittent problems what you get is “well, we couldn’t find anything wrong…” Hopefully this will be the end of the problem for you.