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My 96 850 will not start when it quit the shift selector

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My 96 850 will not start when it quit the shift selector arrow stayed pointing at drive
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Pete replied 10 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This sounds like an issue with the position the shifter shows it is engaged in.If the neutral safety switch/transmission position switch was replaced and did not correct this here as well as the TCM inspect the wiring from the switch and see if any issues are found with damaged or corroded wiring causing issues sending false signals which will cause this here.If this is checked and found to be o.k. let me know so we can continue.

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Thanks Pete

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