Neutral Safety Switch C6 AT

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Working on my 1971 Mach 1 with 351C M Code C6 AT...

Could not get the car to start.. after jumping the safety switch

wire the car would turn over.. so I'm assuming the NSS unit went bad.

I see repops for sale for the C4's but not the C6? are they interchangeable?

Is it possible my old NSS is out of adjustment? can it be fixed?

Thanks for your help!

Doug in Indy

 

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I had the same problem with mine 20 years ago. I was able to take it apart and clean, fix or adjust it. I can't remember exactly what was wrong but it's been working ever since.

I think the case was riveted so it had to be drilled out and screwed back together.

 

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Working on my 1971 Mach 1 with 351C M Code C6 AT...

Could not get the car to start.. after jumping the safety switch

wire the car would turn over.. so I'm assuming the NSS unit went bad.

I see repops for sale for the C4's but not the C6? are they interchangeable?

Is it possible my old NSS is out of adjustment? can it be fixed?

Thanks for your help!

Doug in Indy
Does it start in neutral? My guess is that it needs to be adjusted. Sometimes pushing the shift lever forward while in park while trying to start will make the connection and will tell you if it needs adjustment. Also if you have a multimeter you can check for continuity if you have the switch out. At the park and neutral position you will have continuity.

 

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Doug try cleaning / adjusting it, if that fails

I have this one

Difference is the extra wire for the seat belt light / buzzer

Click to view: 72-73 C6 NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH Item #D2ZZ-7247-C

72-73 C6 NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH

Automatic transmission neutral safety switch for Mustang, Maverick and Cougar transmissions after 12/1/1971. Prevents car from starting unless transmission is in park or neutral.

 

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Doug try cleaning / adjusting it, if that fails

I have this one

Difference is the extra wire for the seat belt light / buzzer

Click to view: 72-73 C6 NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH Item #D2ZZ-7247-C

72-73 C6 NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH

Automatic transmission neutral safety switch for Mustang, Maverick and Cougar transmissions after 12/1/1971. Prevents car from starting unless transmission is in park or neutral.
Thanks! I'll take a look.. will test this afternoon.

 
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