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Started my car in the garage and tried to put it in reverse. Soon found out it is stuck in Park. I tried the shift interlock button, but nothing happened. Have never had a problem before. I am totally perplexed. Do not know the next step.

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Does the transmission shift when the car is off? Try rocking the car back and forth…perhaps the pawl is stuck.

do not know what a pawl is. may have to tow it to a local garage

Try turning the steering wheel back and forth when trying to put it into gear.  Good Luck