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A neutral safety switch prevents the car from being started in gear which can make start moving unexpectedly.

If you need to replace the switch, it's likely that it is broken. Switches usually go bad from corrosion.

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Q: Why does my 1998 Nissan Pathfinder need a neutral safety switch?
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