Why does my '63 tbird replacement neutral safety switch have 2 males and 2 female ends?

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Asked by Oct 24, 2013 at 08:00 PM about the 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I ordered a replacement neutral safety
switch for my '63 tbird  and it came with
2 female ends and 2 male ends. The
stock one only has one male and three
female connectors. Did I buy the wrong
one or can I splice them together to
make it work?

5 Answers

I've seen multipurpose switches used in the past...what is paramount is that electrically it obeys orders...if the extra lug ain't connecting to the circuitry, I would not worry about it...it's not like everyone is going to be looking there!~

if you can find "the right one" exchange this....sad part is there are NO returns on electrical components...car parts store wide~

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find which ones apply with a multi-meter and use the darned thing~

there are parts houses for this car...do an internet search~

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I wouldn't cut and splice wires unless the switch is a newer design and comes with instructions. Try rockauto.com they're pretty good with older stuff and have pictures so you can see what you're buying. HTH. - Jim

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