Re: [Chrysler300] Need help: 300C starter button fail
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Re: [Chrysler300] Need help: 300C starter button fail





I belive all that had the start function on the neutral button on TF or PF ? 57 58 for sure . Other wise you push neutral with engine running starter engages , but you have neutral switch too . Might be timing of neutral switch or someting to make it redundant like that . The switches get erratic . I do not know about 55-56 ? Start still on key ? 

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On Aug 5, 2016, at 1:02 AM, Rich Barber <c300@xxxxxxx> wrote:

My ’55 C-300 did not have a vacuum safety switch and neither does my ‘64K.  Just curious as to which years had them.

 

Inquiring minds want to know.

 

Rich Barber

Brentwood CA

 

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Grady jkg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
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To: John L. Chesnutt <chesnutt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: ldmiklas@xxxxxxxxxxx; chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Need help: 300C starter button fail

 

 

Agree w John .. Jump vacuum switch and try and jump neutral switch to ground and try . Vacuum switch is a little dicey on these cars. Have also seen wiring mixed up at start relay to vacuum switch but itvwas working right? 


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On Aug 3, 2016, at 11:33 PM, 'John L. Chesnutt' chesnutt@xxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi Jeff,

You need to first check:

 1.  The Neutral Switch located on the outside of the transmission.

2.  Vacuum Switch  on the intake manifold

 

I don’t think your starter button switch is the problem.

 

John – Portland, OR - Owned our 300C for 58 years.

 

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of ldmiklas@xxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 7:34 PM
To: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Chrysler300] Need help: 300C starter button fail

 




Hi all

 

The starter button/neutral button in my C fails to engage the starter. Jumping the relay starts the car fine, so I

can only assume the button is the problem.

 

Is my next step to pull the shift button assembly or is there a simpler attack ?  Any insight greatly appreciated !!

 

Thanks !

 

Jeff Miklas  -  ldmiklas@xxxxxxxxxxx






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