My Neutral Safety Switch has gone bad, I went into 7-11 and when I
came out the car wouldn't start, battery wasn't dead and tapping the
starter didn't help, but messing with the gearsift got it to start.
I did find the neutral safety switch which was located on the
transmission under the air filter, but, it's got 8 wires comming out
of it, does anyone know which wires are for the neutral safety cuz, if
possible, i'd like to bypass that bitch rather than go through the
hassle of putting a new one in.
Yes, and it still wouldn't start. So after I told the guys at 7-11
that my car was stuck there and I was comming back to look at it, we
moved it down to neutral and nothing, then we shoved it back in park,
and nothing, then we pushed the gear shift up a bit more and it
started. It started 3 times like that, now I can't get anything out of
Just out of curiosity, Steve, what part of the country
do you hail from? I've been curious about the geograph-
ical origin of this "it needs washed" sort of syntax,
wherein the phrase "to be" is omitted, for a long time.
"Don't be humble; you're not that great."
-- Golda Meir
For anyone who's following this post, please see my new post. I've
determined it is the starter.
for basic info, I want to swap the starter off a 91 Ford Taurus,
wondering if it'll fit since some of the parts seem to not match up
and the Sable does have a larger engine.
My new post subject is "1993 Mercury Sable starter"
thanks to those that responded to this, your suggestions were helpful
and did let me know that I was doing everything necessary to determine
the problem, although I did purchase a new part and the problem didn't
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