STARTS IN PARK SOMETIMES BUT YOU PUT IT IN ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2001 Dodge Ram
  • 80,000 miles

Starts in park sometimes but you put it in neutral and it will start?

Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 1:17 AM

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  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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MAYBE THIS YOUR PROBLEM???

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THE MEDIC

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Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 1:40 AM
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  • mhpautos
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Check the transmission isolator switch, also called a range switch, this is the device that only allows you to start an auto in Park and neutral, these switches can and do fail.

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Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 1:58 AM
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  • Vcruz
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Truck is a laramie 1500 with a 5.2 liter engine where is the the isolator switch located at year is 2001?

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Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 2:36 AM
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  • mhpautos
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Lower left side of transmission.

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Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 11:21 AM
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  • Vcruz
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Replaced that switch still doing the same. Where is the park/neutral position switch located at?

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 AT 4:36 AM
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  • Vcruz
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Replaced neutral safety switch still doing the same. What next?

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 2:59 PM
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  • mhpautos
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Check ignition switch and loom for any problem, failing that, check starter.

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 11:25 PM
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  • Vcruz
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Checked both of them they are good still doing the same.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 AT 12:12 PM

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