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What problems do a neutral safety switch cause?


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2006-02-17 17:42:30
2006-02-17 17:42:30

A misaligned or defective neutral safety switch will cause you to have to wiggle the gear selector in order to get the engine to start. You may even have to put it in Neutral. The switch is there to prevent the engine from starting while in gear. It should only start in Park or Neutral.


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No a neutral safety switch allows your car to come out of park.

What does the neutral safety switch cause. Does it cause serious hesitation or what make the car want to stop or what because that is what my car is doing . And I'm told that this switch is the problem.

i there a switch on a saturn that would cause it not to start Yes the neutral safety switch.

The neutral safety switch is a switch that essentially disables the ability to start the vehicle if its not in park or neutral (or in the case of a standard, if the clutch is not fully depressed). It is as the name implies, a safety feature, to prevent you from trying to start the vehicle while it is in gear (which would cause it to lurch forward.

I think the transmission range sensor is also known as a neutral safety switch. The problems it can cause are some of your electronics on the car not working when you shift out of park. Like your windows and raidio.

Check for loose or corroded battery cables Bad starter solenoid? Bad starter? Seized engine? Bad neutral safety or clutch safety switch? Ignition Switch?

check neutral safety switch, or it is possible that a bad ignition switch could cause this...or loose or broken wiring!!

The neutral safety switch on the 99 dodge neon is located on left, front side of the transmission, as viewed from the drivers seat. It is under the battery box, requires about a 15/16's socket to remove. it is accessible from underneath, and it has three prongs all in a row. This switch is easy to test for continuity, and I am told it is possible for a bad neutral safety swith to cause a "no spark" situation. But I have not confirmed that, I just heard that. good luck. Mario

Could possibly be a shift solenoid ,or neutral safety switch, just suggestions.

Two different switches, two locations. 1. The Neutral Safety Switch prevents the shift leaver from been moved out of park unless the ignition is on and the break peddle is applied. On 1991 it is located inside the plastic counsel below the shift handle. Failure of this switch may cause your vehicle not to start. 2. Not to be confused with the above is the Neutral/Reverse switch. One of its functions are to activate the reverse lights. It is located at the end of the shift cable on the transmission (1991 AUTO) facing the rad. MC

Have the neutral safety switch checked. Pop the hood, hold a key across the screw posts on the solinoid. it should start......make sure ignition is on and truck in Neutral.

Check the neutral safety switch on the shifter. If you place the shifter into neutral or push the shifter harder into the park position, this may change the switch position to allow it to start. There is a recall on the grand Cherokees for this switch.AnswerCheck the battery, i had the same problem once and it turned out to be one of the cells in my battery had gone bad

Strange as it sounds, check the transmission range sensor / neutral safety switch.See "Related Questions" below for more

If the bulbs are the cause, remove the tail light assemblies and replace the bulbs; if they still don't work, replace the neutral safety switch, located on the front of the transmission.

AnswerSounds like a bad ignition switch.I changed the ignition switch and there was no changeCheck the neutral safety / transmission range sensor next.I know, it doesn't seem it could cause electrical gremlins, but...

Weak battery? Loose or corroded battery cable? Bad neutral or clutch safety switch? Bad ignition switch?

it can be a simple problem as coroded batery cables/terminals and or a loose conecion at the starter.even a bad ground could cause that problem. another common cause is a misaligned or faulty neutral safety switch. try putting your vehicle on neutral and try starting it then.

Your 1996 Chevrolet Blazer may not start due to a faulty ignition switch. The electronic fuel pump may also be faulty and need to be changed.

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