1998 Ford Contour Q&A
1998 Ford Contour Question: Car started but confused
It sounds like the neutral safety switch (also called the inhibitor switch) is bad. The neutral safety switch prevents an automatic transmission car starting "in gear". By moving the shift lever position you may just make sufficient contact across the electrical switch to get the car to start. The neutral safety switch passes power to the starter from the ignition switch only when the transmission is in Park or Neutral. - patrick mannion
You car is automatic transmition and there is a switch to control the starting while in gear so you need to change that - Visitor
Car will not start, no lights come on, no sounds just nothing. Overhead interior light works and brake lights work when you press pedal, but other than that nothing. Checked fuses, all fuses are go...