Question about 1998 Ford F150 Regular Cab
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: neutral safety switch....I think
The switch is located at the top of the clutch pedal assembly, above your feet. Its a little cramped, but its a simple dc two wire switch, you should be able to check it with a meter for power and to see if the switch does indeed need replacement. If thats the problem, when you see the new switch, you'll know it goes in, very easy. good luck
Posted on Aug 12, 2008
SOURCE: removing neutral safety switch
Check out the autozone website at autozone.com and register your vehicle. It is free and will give you access to an online repair manual for the vehicle. The steps for removing the neutral safety switch can be found there. Hope this helped. Best wishes.
Posted on Aug 03, 2009
There is a procedure to set the switch so that it will start in neutral and park and not in drive or reverse, there are two slotted mounting holes on the switch for adjustment purposes to get it close put a scribe mark on the old switch in relation to the mounting bolt heads, when installing new switch look at the marks on the old switch to approximately locate the switch in relation to mounting bolt heads. When removing the switch make sure the truck is in park, remove the shift lever nut off the transmission where the Neutral safety switch is, then unplug the wire going to the switch, mark the bolt relation to switch as described and slide switch off the transmission shift shaft, the inside of switch hole is not round it has a flat or square type hole so it can lock into shaft and turn with shaft you may need to rotate the switch back and forth to slide it over the shift shaft when installing the new switch. bolt it on after sliding it over the shaft noting the aproximate location using the scribe marks on old switch, after assembling the shift lever and plugging the wire back in a fine adjustment of switch amy be needed if the starter doesn't activate, get under the truck loosen the hold down bolts for the switch and have an assistant hold the ignition switch to the start position while you rotate the switch when the starter activates lock down the bolts and check after to be sure the truck won't start in drive or reverse adjust accordingly.
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
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Neutral Safety/Back-up Light Switch
This is a combination switch which controls both Neutral Safety and Back-up lamp circuits.
C6 neutral start switch
Removing the AOD neutral start switch
Removing the Manual Lever Position (MLP) sensor
As of 1994, the neutral safety switch is referred to as a Manual Lever Position Sensor (MLP).
Adjusting the MLP sensor
Park is the last detent when the manual control lever is full forward. Return 2 detents toward the output shaft for Neutral.
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Posted on Sep 18, 2009
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