2005 Forester Engine Check Light cont'd ...

Discussion in 'Subaru Forester' started by coaster, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. coaster

    coaster Guest

    OK we finally got our Forester to the dealer who read out the OBD codes and
    told us that the Engine Check Light is on due to a faulty Neutral Sensor ...
    the car is 5 speed manual ... does anyone know what this sensor does?

    cheers!
     
    coaster, Apr 27, 2008
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  2. coaster

    Subaru Dude Guest

    Senses when the transmission is in neutral!

    Regards.

    S.D.
     
    Subaru Dude, Apr 27, 2008
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  3. Yeah, perhaps it's the neutral safety switch. It could prevent the car
    from starting. OR, might allow it to start when in gear!

    Carl
     
    Carl 1 Lucky Texan, Apr 27, 2008
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  4. coaster

    coaster Guest

    Are they expensive to replace?

     
    coaster, Apr 28, 2008
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  5. Probably not. Get a quote from a dealer and maybe a local mechanic or 2.
    Written quotes 'should' be within 10-15% (often by State law). Probably
    the dealer has a 'book rate' that they will charge without variance.

    Carl
     
    Carl 1 Lucky Texan, Apr 29, 2008
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