I30 1996-1997

Park/Neutral Switch

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Removal & Installation



The switch unit is bolted to the left side of the transmission shift lever.

  1. Disconnect the manual control linkage from the manual shaft.
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  3. Disconnect the harness connectors from the park/neutral switch.
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  5. Remove the bolts that secure the switch to the side of the transfer case and remove the switch.
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To install:

  1. Install the switch and secure with mounting bolts.
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  3. Connect the harness connectors to the park/neutral switch.
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  5. Set the manual shaft on the side of the transaxle to the NEUTRAL position.
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  7. Loosen the park/neutral switch mounting screws enough to allow for movement of the switch.
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  9. Insert a 0.16 in. (4 mm) diameter pin and move the switch until the pin falls through the locating hole in the inhibitor switch and manual shaft. Tighten the switch screws equally.
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  11. Remove the pin and connect the manual control linkage to the shaft.
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  13. Check for continuity at the park/neutral switch in the NEUTRAL , P and R ranges.
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  15. Make sure while holding the brakes on, that the engine will start only in P or NEUTRAL and that the backup lights only illuminate in reverse.
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