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Will Not start in Park - 1999 Dodge Durango

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Try holding the shifter firmly into park and see if it will crank or if it will crank in neutral, I f this works it's the switch in the shifter.

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The safety netural switch is loose there is a nut on the shift rail, if it is tight then the safety netural switch is bad and is held on with two bolts and takes 20 miutes to remove replace and adjust.

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I sopouse you have an automatic gear box?
In that case look on yoyr geabox under your car
on left or right side,it shoud be a kind off switch/conector
with some cables,replace it with a new one and please take
notice with how many turns its mounted.
Or if you have a voltage measure-instrument,pot the new
switch/conector in by one turn at time untill you get conection.
I mean power goes trough the conector.

OBSERVE With the shift/gear in parking position.


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