I checked my battery and have 12 volts at the terminals. I cleaned all the connections. My lights horn and everything else works. When I turn the key nothing happens except I do hear the fuel pump being energized. I took the small wire off the starter and put a test light at it and turned the key( no light). The last thing I tried was bypassing the ignition and put 12 volts directly to the starter solenoid. The car started. Don't know what to do next.
Stick or automatic? Possible clutch switch or neutral safety switch issue?
May, 5, 2012 AT 4:04 PM
The care is an automatic
May, 5, 2012 AT 4:15 PM
Where is the neutral safety switch and how do I test it?
May, 5, 2012 AT 7:25 PM
I think it's right in your shifter console on shifter.
May, 5, 2012 AT 9:45 PM
There are several components that work together, to allow the engine
to be cranked.
- ignition switch (feeds power to the P/N relay
- multi-function transmission range switch (tells the TCM what position
the shifter is in)
- TCM - transmission control module (grounds the P/N relay to allow cranking of the engine)
- park / neutral position Relay (supplies power to the starter when
the TCM provides a ground)
Park / Neutral relay is located on the relay panel.
Transmission Range switch is mounted to the transmission.
May, 6, 2012 AT 11:23 AM
Agree with Thomas. You need to start testing from the ignition switch and move out.