Mechanics

MY CAR WONT READ WHEN ITS IN PARK OR NEUTRAL SO IT WONT START HOW CAN I FIX THIS OR CAN IT EVEN BE FIXED?

2002 Dodge Durango

This has been going on for awhile now and ive gotten it started plenty of times I just had to keep trying to start it and shift it through all the gears and eventually it works, but now my mom took the car out of town and it wont start at all and shes been tryin for about 2-3 hrs now and thats the longest its taken.
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Aa-mk92
September 16, 2012.




Most probably the Park and Neutral switch is bad. If you can't get it started by wiggling the gear shift, you would need to manually apply battery voltage to the starter solenoid to get it started.

KHLow2008
Sep 16, 2012.
Well can it be fixed by reseting everything with the computer

Tiny
Aa-mk92
Sep 16, 2012.
No, it is not the computers fault.

KHLow2008
Sep 16, 2012.
Do the reverse lights work when your in reverse?

Cadieman
Sep 16, 2012.
Yea im pretty sure they work

Tiny
Aa-mk92
Sep 18, 2012.
When you are able to start, does the P or N indicator show?

KHLow2008
Sep 18, 2012.
Yeaa it shows, thats the only time when I can start it but foor some reason it doesnt show all the time so I cant start it
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Tiny
Aa-mk92
Sep 18, 2012.
Park and Neutral Position switch or it connection is bad.

KHLow2008
Sep 18, 2012.
Could it be fixed without taking it to a shop?

Tiny
Aa-mk92
Sep 18, 2012.
The range sensor switch is inside the transmission and requires the valve body to be removed. Are you able to do that?

Which engine do you have?

KHLow2008
Sep 19, 2012.

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