How to Troubleshoot a Neutral Safety Switch?

Answer Very few things are more frustrating than a car that won't start. Frustration may be compounded if the car was running fine when it was parked. Now, though, when it is time to go, turning the key t... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot the Neutral Safety Switch on a 1997 Jeep Cherokee?

The neutral safety switch in your Jeep Cherokee is designed to prevent the vehicle from starting with the gear selector in any position except "park" or "neutral." The switch utilizes three termina... Read More »

What is a safety neutral switch?

Without exception, all new vehicles sold in America today have neutral safety switches, sometimes called a safety neutral switch. These small but important devices have prevented countess dollars ... Read More »

What is a neutral safety switch?

The neutral safety switch prevents the car from starting in any gear except neutral or park. This is a safety measure to keep the vehicle from moving before the driver is ready.FunctionThe neutral ... Read More »

What does a Jeep neutral safety switch do?

The neutral safety switch on a Jeep controls the backup lights, shift points and overdrive engagement. The neutral safety switch in the AW-4 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't allow the Jeep to start in n... Read More »