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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-22-2019, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Neutral Safety Swith for a T5

For those of you who have swapped in a World Class T5 into a 64/65 Falcon or Mustang, what did you do about a neutral safety switch? I had planned on just hooking up to what I thought was the factory one located on the left side in the top cover. From what I've been reading it's not technically a neutral safety switch. It's a sensor that was connected to the computer. Anyway, what are guys doing for this?
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Re: Neutral Safety Swith for a T5

Put a switch on the clutch pedal like in modern cars.........clutch must be depressed to activate starter!!
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Know of one right off hand that might work?
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Any push "ON" release "OFF" switch should work...you'd just have to make a bracket of some sort!!
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Re: Neutral Safety Swith for a T5

The last T5 I installed from a '91 Cobra had two 2-pin threaded switches, one for reverse lights and one for neutral.

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Re: Neutral Safety Swith for a T5

This is Bret from Modern Driveline. The plug on the top of the front of the transmission is for cruse control cars. The purpose is to tell the computer that neutral has been selected and to cancel cruse control. This plug although called the "Safety Neutral" Switch, is not for use with the ignition. The wires are too light and you will melt the wires if hooked up like a conventional switch.

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This is Bret from Modern Driveline. The plug on the top of the front of the transmission is for cruse control cars. The purpose is to tell the computer that neutral has been selected and to cancel cruse control. This plug although called the "Safety Neutral" Switch, is not for use with the ignition. The wires are too light and you will melt the wires if hooked up like a conventional switch.

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Thanks for the info. I abandoned the whole idea of a N/S switch. What you said is the same thing I have read in a couple of other places. I just tied that harness to the side of the transmission using a hole in an existing tab.
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This is Bret from Modern Driveline. The plug on the top of the front of the transmission is for cruse control cars. The purpose is to tell the computer that neutral has been selected and to cancel cruse control. This plug although called the "Safety Neutral" Switch, is not for use with the ignition. The wires are too light and you will melt the wires if hooked up like a conventional switch.

Hope that helps.
Can't ya hook it up through a relay Bret??
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