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#40: 05-03-2007, 02:41 AM
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Originally Posted by pdw View Post
Has anyone attempted to fix this problem by short circuiting the neutral postion switch? So, hack the switch so it always tells teh ECU that the shifter is in gear? I ask this because the dealer has a flash that will just ignore the switch. However, there seems to be a problem with the AP overwriting that flash.

Any thoughts?
That might be my next attempt. Any negatives? Obviously, if the cruise control was set and you somehow got into neutral that wouldn't be good - but there's also a clutch sensor that should disengage the cruise control, right?
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