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E320 starts in neutral

Strange but true, help! When my 1996 E320 is cold it has to be started in neutral. Subsequent starts, after the car is warm, she will start in park. Can anyone help? The wiring harness to the starter has been replaced and I have been told that the neutral switch is fine.
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I have been told that the neutral switch is fine.
Sounds like it's not.

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Originally Posted by flyboyike View Post
Sounds like it's not.
Seconded. I had the same problem with my '86 C36. It was the neutral safety switch.
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