Vehicle: 2010 Kia Forte, L4-2.4L, Automatic
Problem: The transmission will not shift out of
the park position. You can’t command it to unlock with scan tool.
Details: The tech found the shift interlock
solenoid had battery voltage at all times when the key was on.
NOTE: The solenoid is grounded through the Body
Control Module (BCM). By reviewing the wiring diagrams, the tech
confirmed the BCM had the proper power and grounds to operate.
The inputs from the gear selector, ignition key input and brake
switch input were present. Since all inputs were good, the BCM
Confirmed Repair: Installed a new
dealer-programmed BCM. The shifter now operates normally.