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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-15-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Neutral Safety Switch-?

I'm lookin for ideas/insite as to why my Bronco is going through neutral safety switches. The reason I say switches is because in the last 2-3 months I have replaced it three times and four times within the last year.


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Manual or automatic trans?

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shorted out somewhere, as in a wire has some insulation missing and it happens to hit in the right metal spot sometimes.


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It's an automatic tranny (c6).


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Crappy taiwan switch is all that is available for the 78-79.

Get a motorcraft switch for a 1986 with C6 and splice in your old connector.

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I'll take a look at the wires this weekend for any breakdowns. I'll also be looking for a MC switch incase it goes again.


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I'll take a look at the wires this weekend for any breakdowns. I'll also be looking for a MC switch incase it goes again.


Thanks fellas!
Look close at the taiwan switch....it will be separated where the case and plastic glue together.

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I have the bad one I just pulled and will inspect it, thanks.


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Here is a pic of the one I just removed. As you said, the plastic is seperated from the housing.


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Same thing happened to mine, bought a Standard Blue Streak and haven't had any problems with it since.

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Manual or automatic trans?
Were you tired when you posted this? I have yet to see a NS switch on a manual trans.
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