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Where is the neutral safety switch on a 2010 4.6l explorer

I have a 2010 ford explorer with a 4.6L engine that will not start when i turn the key to start .so i was checking for voltage at the start relay when the ignition is in the start position and i don't have voltage ,i then thought i cud have a problem with my neutral switch ,but on this 4.6 where is the neutral switch is it in the ignition switch or on the transmission .

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Yes 1 more thing is here for you that can be don by you for activating you car on road,

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SOURCE: 1994 Jeep Cherokee will not start or even crank

I had the same problem with my 94 jeep and i ended up finding out what was causing the problem was the starter relay in the fuse box under hood, i believe its the second or third relay. Try turning the key to the start position and leave it there and poop open ur hood and manuelly start the relay

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sound like the tumbler is falling out, when you open the steering column there should be a hole where a small but solid object can go in.. this release the tumbler but only when the key it turn at a certain position you will feel the pin in the hole go inwards then you can slide it could be defective or just need to place back properly..hope this help..

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