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Asked by Aug 06, 2010 at 03:34 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram Van 3 Dr 2500 Cargo Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

wont start with key but if I use a screwdriver underneath anf jump the wires it will start any ideas what I can do ???????

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Maybe a bad neutral or ignition switch.

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Larry is on the right track. Try putting your foot on the brake and see if it starts in neutral. I assume it is an automatic? If it starts in neutral then the neutral safety switch is bad. If it doesn't start then I would start looking at the ignition switch.

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