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2006 rubicon no spark no neutral light

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Hello I am working on a 2006 Rubicon for a friend. The motor started giving trouble shifting and he was getting a temp warning light. When he shut the bike off it would not turn or pull over. I ended up removing the motor and completely dismantling it to find a 5mm bolt stuck in the oil pump. The bolt came from a divider inside the oil tank. Replaced the oil pump and put the engine back in.
Tried starting the engine today and no spark and the gear position does not read on the dash.
Looking for some help. Should the coil still spark without the neutral light being on
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Won't get spark if it can't tell what gear it's in.

So nothing at all on the gear position on the dash?
Did you download the FSM? It will have directions on ohming out the gear position switch.

If I recall correctly there are 2 switches on the shifter as well on the Rubicon.

#5? That's the gear position switch. I didn't realize it was an external switch on the Rubicon. On the footshifts it's actually inside your cover.

Should plug into the wiring harness somewhere on the right side of the frame (would be under your right butt cheek if you're sitting on the seat).
Second pic is a speed sensor, but on the 06 Rubicon the speed sensors are on the front diff. You sure it's an 06, and are you sure the motor is original? The 01-04 Rubicons would have had the speed sensor like it is in the picture.
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I think ?, he's confusing that switch with the speed sensor ?. honda does not put the gear position switch on the outside...not that I know of anyway or ever seen ???. added: you did not notice that the gear position switch is on the inside cover ????. lol. damn bro..your slipping !.
Rubicon and Rincon have an externally mounted gear position switch. LOL:icon_censored:
Try unhooking your battery for a while and then hooking it back up. Did you use an OEM angle sensor or aftermarket junk?
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