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Old 11-02-2015, 05:55 PM   #1
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I have a ford e350 van.
Sometimes the vehicle will not start in park..I turn the key, place it in neutral and the vehicle starts.
Can someone please explain.

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Check the gear shift interlock.

There should be a sensor that indicates when the vehicle is in park.

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Where would that be located??
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The transmission range position sensor on the transmission at shift linkage
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Can you please explain that location.
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On the side of the transmission where the shift cable is attached. Also make sure you do not have a lot of slop in the shift linkage in the steering column, that is a common cause of this concern.
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How do I adjust the slop in the shift linkage??
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Tighten any loose bolts or replace worn bushings on shifter shaft
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I'll try it out.
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