Have a 2001 Buick Century limited with a 3.1 engine when car is started it makes a scratching noise in park & neutral only . Sometimes when you turn key to accessory the car will start on it's own .

Asked by Aug 17, 2015 at 10:53 PM about the 2001 Buick Century Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

purchased new starter and checked
neutral safety switch and had ignition
switch checked they checked out fine.
Any ideas someone may ran across
same problem. HELP!

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As far as the vehicle starting in the accessory position the neutral safety switch may need to be adjusted and the scratching noise need more information before giving any advice.

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