Occasionally starter will not work when in "Park" or "Neutral" or or sometimes both. What could be the cause ?
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Question: transmission
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, December 30, 2010, 01:22Master
From what you describe it sounds like a neutral safety switch problem. You would want to trace the electrical circuit before jumping to that conclusion. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info or there is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You can get a one week subscription or year subscription very cheap. The information is year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual try http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online
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