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My 2003 Mazda 6S has a severe jerking when shifting out in lower gears. Usually worse when driving in town with lots of stops & starts, but happens at all speeds as well. Have replaced "neutral safety switch" as recommended by mechanic-this was the code the car pulled. STILL did not resolve the problem. Does this switch possibly need to be 'adjusted'? This was the only code the car pulled in diagnostics....

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Is this a automatic trans? Your mechanic drive it? what did he think it was after replaceing safty neutral switch.?

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  • jenfleur545 Mar 16, 2011

    Yes it is 6 cylinder automatic with the option to drive it in manual-which I don't do. The mechanic has no clue. He said he did reset the car's computer if that means anything at all. He said to take it to a transmission specialist. Problem is I am out over $400 for parts

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    martin janick Mar 16, 2011

    If this guy charged you 400 for replaceing a snswich I would file a complaint with the BBB in your area and they will get on him. possibly make him refund some of the money.Look on google

  • jenfleur545 Mar 18, 2011

    Thanks for the advice, but that was the total bill including the part-the labor was only $75. I just can't believe it still didn't correct the problem....frustrating. Going to have to take it somewhere else to see about getting it reset.



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