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Daviscw wrote at 2013-01-08 10:37:32
Does it star in neutral if so most likely the neutral safety switch

I had the same problem. Also check the 2 little black caps (11.99 ea @ dealer) on top of the break reservoir. If they are missing or lose the switchs won't op the neutral safety switch like it should.  


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Mercedes Benz diesel 1960 - 1985. Rolls-Royce or Bentley 1959 - 1978. Jaguar 1960 - 1989. MG 1959 - 1985. British 1923 - 1969. Micro and mini cars, an area of interest and study, I will try to answer questions on these. Domestic car/light truck 1903 - 1975

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30 years Automotive Field Experience.
ASE Double Master Mechanic.

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ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS:

Cadillac-LaSalle Club http://www.cadillaclasalleclub.org/
Rolls-Royce Owners Club    http://www.rroc.org/
Lake Michigan Region
Motor Region    http://www.rroc-mr.org/index.htm
Ohio Region
Modern Car Society http://www.rroc.org/members/regions/mcs/
Silver Cloud Society   http://www.cloudsociety.org/
Rolls-Royce Foundation    http://www.rollsroycefoundation.com/
Rolls-Royce Owners' Club of Australia    http://www.rroc.org.au/cgi-bin/newforum/discus.pl
Mercedes-Benz Club of America    http://mbca.cartama.net
International Stars Section    http://www.internationalstars.org/
mercedesshop.com Diesel Discussion    http://www.mercedesshop.com/shopforum/
JAGUAR CLUBS OF NORTH AMERICA http://jcna.com/forums/index.php
Jag-lovers - Jaguar Enthusiasts    http://www.jag-lovers.org/
BMW CCA    http://bmwcca.org
Motor City Chapter BMW CCA    http://www.mpowerclub.com/cca/index.pl?cat_id=6
http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?

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Rolls-Royce and Bentley, Modern Lady.

Education/Credentials
ASE CERTIFIED: Master Auto Technician.
   Brakes, Engine Repair, Auto: Engine Performance, Auto: Suspension and Steering,               
   Heating & Air Conditioning, Auto: Electrical/Electronics systems, Manual Drive Train and Axles
   Automatic Trans/Transaxle
ASE CERTIFIED: Master Med/Hvy Truck Technician.
   Brakes, Diesel Engines, Gasoline Engines, Electrical systems, Suspension & Steering, Drive
ASE CERTIFIED: Alt. Fuels: Light Vehicle Compressed Natural Gas          
ASE CERTIFIED: Body: Mechanical & Electrical components
GM, Steering service class.
GM, Vibration correction training class.
ISO 9000 Training.                                                   
Blueprint Reading and Engineering Drawing Interpretation:   
Study of Steam Power, Certificate of Achievement:
DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING COURSE:
Refrigeration applied electricity and heating Certification:
Refrigerant Transition and Recovery, residential and commercial service.
Refrigerant Transition and Recovery, (IMACA).

BASIC Skills:
Welding: ARC/Mig/tig and gas. Blue print reading/layout, steel erection and rigging, wiring AC/DC, hydraulics, pneumatics, some lathe, mill, fabrication and instrumentation experience.

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