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I have a 02 gmc sierra I changed out the neutal safety

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switch and shifting cabe but...
I have a 02 gmc sierra I changed out the neutal safety switch and shifting cabe but it still wont start unless I more the shifter up and down a few times
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GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago
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it sounds like you have not zeroed in on the adjustment yet. you need to set the cable in the park position and adjust until it starts in park position

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have done that and it will start 75% of the time but sometimes not
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

is there any wear in the column shifter???

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
hello are you there
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

yes, I am here

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no there is no play
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
are you there
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

please be patient. I am answering several questions.

if there is no play, you still need to adjust the cable so the neutral switch sees the signal,

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it lights up in park
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I guess forget it
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

what lights up???

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
showing it in park
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

ok, but down at the transmission where the cable is attached, thats where you need to make some adjustment

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have done that
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

ok, I understand that but you are still not correct. if it was it would start in the positions.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it does 75% of the time only sometimes it dead until I move the shiifter around
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

you need to move the adjustment a little one way or the other

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
that's what I have been doing and it will work for awhile than stop
GMC Mechanic: roybelding, Master Tech/Trainer replied 2 years ago

I cannot see it or touch it from here. you are either leaving it loose so it moves or there is wear in the column. I am opting out as I cannot help anymore.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thanks anyway I will take it to the dealer
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I want a refund
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