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Truck does not start when i turn key

I turn the key on it clicks, think its the starter, but i step on the brake real hard and turn key starts right up. is my car possesed or do i need a starter

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  • ormsbee81 Sep 22, 2008

    how do u replace the neutral saftey switch

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It's not the starter it's the neutral safety switch that is faulty. this should be replaced.. please rate the solution....thanks

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

  • Ronald Mueller
    Ronald Mueller Sep 22, 2008

    it is located inside the steering column. it is a module near the shifting lever

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