Can you push start a manual truck if ignition switch is bad

James DeVore

Asked by Jul 07, 2014 at 07:56 PM about the 1994 Nissan Truck XE Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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In cars with manual transmissions you can turn the ignition switch on, roll down a hill, release the clutch in gear, and the engine will start just fine, even if the starter was removed from the car!

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