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Engine will not turn over or start when in park.

E250 ENGING WILL NOT FIRE WHEN IN PARK.  ONLY AFTER TURNING ON THE KEY AND MOVING THE SHIFTER THROUGH ALL THE GEARS AND BACK TO NEUTRAL WILL IT FIRE UP.  WHAT IS WRONG?

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  • donking2 Jan 11, 2009

    Thank you I will replace it as soon as I can find one.  Are they available on ebay?

  • donking2 Jan 11, 2009

    Thank you I will replace it as soon as I can find one.  Are they available on ebay?

  • donking2 Jan 11, 2009

    Thanks for the add'l info.  You have been very helpful.  Hopefully, it will solve my problem.
    Don

  • donking2 Jan 12, 2009

    Thanks for more valuable info.  I will change it out and that should solve my problem.

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Safety neutral switch sounds faulty. Most likely at transmission

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Jan 11, 2009

    There is usually one type that screws into transmission, looks like a regular sensor, and one that is mounted in by the shift linkage at transmission. Either way I would check to make sure linkages are not just out of adjustment enough to cause the problem. If part needs to be replaced, Autozone & other autoparts suppliers should have it, if not a dealer shouldn't be too much more, but call around first.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Jan 11, 2009

    My search is turning up a screw into transmission type switch. Have a look above drain pan area on housing for a wire plug attached, and it should be threaded into the tranny.

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