Question about 1998 Ford Explorer
Tion lever sensneed a clear picture of the installed neutral safety switch alternately called the position lever sensor called the manual lever position sensor
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi I'm litoshop if your the shifter is stuck then you must check the brake light switch this switch controls the lock on the shifter or selector good luck. if this information has been helpful please let use know thank you
Posted on Jul 29, 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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