Toyota Yaris: If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P (vehicles with an automatic transmission) - Steps to take in an emergency - When trouble arises - Toyota Yaris XP130 2010–2019 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P (vehicles with an automatic transmission)

Third generation (XP130; 2010–present) / Toyota Yaris XP130 2010–2019 Owner's Manual / When trouble arises / Steps to take in an emergency / If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P (vehicles with an automatic transmission)

If the shift lever cannot be shifted with your foot on the brake pedal, there may be a problem with the shift lock system (a system to prevent accidental operation of the shift lever). Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately. The following steps may be used as an emergency measure to ensure that the shift lever can be shifted:

Set the parking brake.

Set the parking brake.

Turn the engine switch to the “ACC” position.

Turn the engine switch to the “ACC” position.

Depress the brake pedal.

Depress the brake pedal.

Pry the cover up with a flathead screwdriver or equivalent tool.

Pry the cover up with a flathead screwdriver or equivalent tool.

To prevent damage to the cover, cover the tip of the screwdriver with a rag.

Press the shift lock override button.

Press the shift lock override button.

The shift lever can be shifted while the button is pressed.

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