Can a neutral safety switch be replaced in my 2004 Dodge 4x4 truck by your average Joe or is that something best left to the pros?

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Asked by Jan 22, 2015 at 12:02 PM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2004 Dodge truck wouldn't start or even turn over but lights were strong and battery
was at a full charge.  As soon as the tow truck showed up and I moved the gear shift to
neutral as well as the transfer case, the truck started right up.  I want to know if replacing
the neutral safety switch is something that I can do or is it best left to the pros?

2 Answers

6,005

It's a fairly simple job once you locate it. I'm unfamilar with the location on a 2004 Dodge Ram. On my '90 Grand Caravan it's just above the trans fluid pan and can be replaced in about 5 minutes....

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6,005

Here's a picture of the switch on my car.

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