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Have a 1994 volvo 740 car was at a stop but it was in Neutral so we could check the fuse box 5mins later it started to smoke from the gear shifts now the car want crank or turn over

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This sounds like the neutral safty switch shorted out, you may have blown fuses but need to repair this in order to start the car, the shifter cover needs to be remove then you will see the switch bolted to side of shifter housing also check the wiring and make sure there are no wires melted together, i've done a few of these, a couple had the wiring going under the dash melted,i had to install new parts of the wire for customer, the dealer wanted to replace wiring harness for $2000.00,this can be bypassed but then you will have no rev lights and car will start in any gear and take off if brake is not applied so i would repair. heres a picture of switch to help you find it, hope this helps.have a 1994 volvo 740 - 687e62d.jpg

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