My car won't start unless I turn key on and jump start the starter

Asked by Oct 29, 2015 at 05:41 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 Bonneville

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You have a bad starter switch in your steering column

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Or a bad neutral safety switch. Run the shifter through all the gears quickly a few times. If it'll then start with the ignition key, it's the neutral safety switch. HTH. -Jim

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