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If you own a Pontiac Grand Prix GT 1997-2003, this is how it's done. Just beside the shifter on the console, there's a small tab that's labled "SHIFT LOCK RELEASE". Remove that tab by hand or small screwdriver. Apply brake as usual and place a small screwdriver in the hole, hold it down, and shift left handed while holding it with your right.

Your key probably won't turn back all the way to get it out if you're having this problem. The way to fix this is checking the switch on the brake pedal. It's probably out of allignment. Hope this helps.

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