Continental 2000-2002

Neutral Safety Switch

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Removal & Installation



  1. Make sure the shift selector in the Park position, then apply the emergency brake.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Disengage the neutral start switch electrical connector, then remove the shift control lever on top of the switch.
  6.  
  7. Remove the two neutral switch-attaching bolts, then remove the switch.
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Fig. Neutral safety switch location-vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle



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Fig. Adjusting the neutral safety switch

To install:

  1. Install the switch on the manual shaft.
  2.  
  3. Loosely install the two attaching bolts and washers.
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  5. Insert a No. 43 drill (0.089 in.) through the hole.
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  7. Tighten the attaching bolts to 7-9 ft. lbs. (9-12 Nm), then remove the drill.
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  9. Engage the switch electrical connector, then connect the negative battery cable.
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