Hi Hobby, it does sound like the inhibitor switch might be at fault, I had this problem some years ago and you could end up not being able to start the car, if you have to buy a new switch it's unlikely that Geoff at "Wins" will sell you one (I tried to get a spare from him a couple of years ago and he refused to sell me one saying the one's he had were "pattern parts" and poor quality) I ended up going to a company in Halesowen - G Whitehouse Autos, expensive but better. Good luck. Dave
Ah, that may explain why the starter turns the engine over really slowly (I thought it was the battery being low but now I'm wondering if they may be all connected). The middle exhaust pipe and rear one parted company as well on the way back from Atherstone today, luckily only a few miles from home! I'll get a switch tomorrow, then, now all I've got to do is find someone to fit it! We're only down the road from Halesowen, does he fit stuff as well?
when I finally get my morris minor on the road, there will be no stopping me, in and out of town on the smell of an oily rag, running on a couple of AAA's, and 100,000 miles on dunlop C41's....ohh what a feeling ....T...nar
Now sorted, I got a new switch off Whitehouse Autos and got a local lad to fit it, though he did say it could have been a badly adjusted switch but there was no way of knowing until he'd taken off the exhaust! So I've kept the old one just in case!