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F 350 95 will not crank intermittent problem in cold weather

Have battery jumped to a starter / charger still no luck 

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  • tgelbach Jan 15, 2009

    This an automatic 

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    Jon B May 11, 2010

    Is this a automatic or a standard?

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Ok , on those years ,the automatic has a plastic box on the driver side. This is the shift positioning sensor.
It tells the transmission if it is in drive neutral and so forth.
It is probably not telling the engine that it is safe to start from the neutral safety switch. One thing to try, Turn the key to the starter engage position, hold it there.
At the same time grab the gear shift and push it up hard or pull it down past neutral. See if the starter engages? Let me know if this helps, I have a few other ideas as well.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

  • Jon B
    Jon B Jan 15, 2009

    This plastic box is located on the driver side of the transmission, and the shift cable is connected to it.

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