In my 99 montero sport I have to put it in neutral to crank it and then it sifts hard going into reverse and drive until the truck gets warmed up

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Asked by Oct 16, 2015 at 02:36 PM about the 1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 4 Dr Limited SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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More than likely this is your issue,it is the neutral safety switch on the side of the transmission is bad.

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That's what I thought and just put a new one on and the problem is still there

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Have you checked the linkage on the transimission?

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That's what is attached the the nss right? How would on know if something was wrong with that I'm not as mechanically inclined as I should be.

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If the linkage is not set right ,this would explain having to crank in neutral,and hard shiffting,if you are not familuar with it take it to a trust worthy mechanic.

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Best way to adjust that?

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May be this will help you,click to upsize it.

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Thanks I will try this

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