GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Back-up and Neutral Safety Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Automatic transaxle back-up and neutral safety switch adjustment

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the electrical connector at the engine wiring harness.
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  5. Remove the harness from the retaining clamps.
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  7. Remove the switch from the transaxle.
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To install:
  1. Place the transaxle in the N position.
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  3. Turn the shift switch assembly joint clockwise or counterclockwise until a distinct click noise is heard.
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  5. Install the switch and tighten the bolt to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
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  7. Install the harness retaining clips and connect the electrical connector.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Ensure the starter motor operates only when the transaxle shift lever is in the P or N positions and does not operate when in the D , 2 , L or R positions.
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