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My 2005 Nissan Altima won't start in a normal manner. It's auto trans, 175K km (109K miles) When I turn the key it turns over but does not start. When the key is in the ignition and it's in "Park", I hear a click sound coming from the gear shifter when I wiggle the gear shifter side to side. I can sometimes get it to start when I wiggle the gear shifter and hear the click click sound and turn the key at the same time. I have the most success starting it if I turn the key and push the gear shifter to the upper right (while still in park) at exactly the same time.

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So you answered your own question
Check out the neutral safety sw (wiggle shifter, starts) or trans selector sw,whichever applies

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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