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Old 07-08-2010, 06:14 PM   #1
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Hey guys, my XJ has a no crank condition and i have traced it back to a bad P/N safety switch. I dont want to spend $200 on a new one when all it does is complete the starter circuit in P/N so you cant start it in gear. I was thinking of mounting a toggle switch w/ a 30A fuse in my glove box and wiring it to that. i have looked and cannot find a write up on it. Wondering if any one has any suggestions or has done this on theirs. I am a tech at a chevy dealership, so i am not mechanically incompetent. Thanks for your input!
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Hey guys, my XJ has a no crank condition and i have traced it back to a bad P/N safety switch. I dont want to spend $200 on a new one when all it does is complete the starter circuit in P/N so you cant start it in gear. I was thinking of mounting a toggle switch w/ a 30A fuse in my glove box and wiring it to that. i have looked and cannot find a write up on it. Wondering if any one has any suggestions or has done this on theirs. I am a tech at a chevy dealership, so i am not mechanically incompetent. Thanks for your input!
This tells how to Test, Remove, and Rebuild it, and at the bottom how to by-pass it in an emergency. http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/HowtoNSSrebuild.htm

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This tells how to Test, Remove, and Rebuild it, and at the bottom how to by-pass it in an emergency.


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Sorry about that. Fixed it. Thanks COS!
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Anytime buddy!! LOL!!
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They say memory is the first thing to... uhm, i forget the rest.
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I hear you John. For some the hair is second. Or is that first? I can't remember.
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Thanks blue, ill try that this weekend
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Thanks blue, ill try that this weekend
Hope that fixes your problem. Let us know either way.
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