BMW Cars 1999-06

Neutral Safety Switch

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Adjustment



  1. Disconnect the leads at the switch terminal.
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  3. Ground the negative terminal and connect a proper test light to the positive terminal.
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  5. The test light should light when the gear selector is placed on P or N .
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  7. If the switch needs adjusting, unscrew the switch and place thicker shims behind the switch and the transmission housing.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical connection at the switch.
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  5. Remove the switch using the proper tool.
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To install:

  1. Install the switch.
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  3. Attach the electrical connector to the switch.
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  5. Lower the vehicle and connect the negative battery cable.
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