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My wife's 2004 Lj automatic has the safety switch on the…

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My wife's 2004 Lj...

My wife's 2004 Lj automatic has the safety switch on the transmission that has quit a couple of times. She is Christmas shopping at Walmart. Won't d

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it the original transmission?

160,000 maybe maybe not I bought it on 2011

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '04 Jeep?

LJ unlimited

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Pulling the console loose( not out)

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

She is very safe. By passing the switch is fine for now

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Transmission Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 7 months ago
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hi how can I help you with this? what was your specific question?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Where is the NSS. How to by pass it until after the holidays.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I am in the rain at the Walmart parking lot very poor signal.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No thanks, ***** ***** I am an engineer. I fixed it in the rain.
Transmission Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 7 months ago

ok glad you got it sorted

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Transmission Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 7 months ago

please select a positive rating to close the question.

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