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1997 jeep cherokee sport won't start unless it have it in neurtal

It does not do it all the time but seems to be getting worse. When I start it I either have to tap the automatic shift into park or put it in neutral to start it. I was wondering if it would be an easy fix and what could be causing it. The automatic shift is between the drivers and pasenger seat on console. Also I could not find the specific model that you have listed but hope you can still help. It is a Cherokee Sport.

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Do you have back up lights in reverse? If not you probably have a bad NSS. Go here for inspection/cleaning and you should be good to go.

http://go.jeep-xj.info/HowtoNSSrebuild.htm
http://autorepair.about.com/library/a/1i/bl713i.htm

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