1987 Ford Ranger nuetral safety switch

Tiny
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  • 1987 FORD RANGER
  • 2.9L
  • V6
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 110,000 MILES
Manual says I need special tool to remove old it screws in like a spark plug but due to location cant get a socket on it or a wrench cant find special tool or even an answer anywhere
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 8:31 AM

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Tiny
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It doesn't thread in. It bolts to the housing

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa448/Wrenchtech/42293559.gif
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 9:20 AM
Tiny
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Seems there r 2 types transmissions 1 bolts in like u say I have the c5 it threads in looks like a sparkplug Haynes manual says need special wrench
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 11:59 AM
Tiny
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That IS a C5 in the picture
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 12:45 PM
Tiny
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Here is the part of the picture you didn't see

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa448/Wrenchtech/Neutralswitch87Ranger.jpg
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 12:49 PM
Tiny
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It looks like a sparkplug no bolts hang it in it screws in I have the new one also no slots for anything manual says c has bolts under c it says c5 or auld transmissions anyway new problem did diagnostic test according to manual run jumper wire from possible to relay starter spun b it now when I go to put pos terminal back on starter keeps engaging with no key in is relay damaged now set on open thank you for ur time
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Monday, March 10th, 2014 AT 12:54 PM

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