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Hi i have a 1998 ford escort zetec i have power all over the car but not to the starter or at least it doesnt turn when i turn it on

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  • Greg McCarthy Aug 19, 2010

    Do you hear the click click when you try to start it but no whir whir,best I can describe.When you comment,I will get an auto email that says you replied.Thanks,Greg

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Your most likely problem is your neutral safety switch. This can be a bad switch or worn linkage. You can jumper the starter from the hot cable to the starting lug if the starter turns then that pretty much comfirms it's the nuetral safety switch.
If your problem with the nuetral safety switch is caused by the linkage you may be able to adjust the linkage. If there is an adjustment for your car it should be on the steering column under the hood or at the linkage pivit point on the frame below the steering column.

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