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The backup lamps will light whenever the ignition switch is in the RUNposition and the transaxle is in REVERSE. On older vehicles, this function was handled by a dedicated switch with a name such as the Neutral/Safety Backup Light Switch, or something similar. This switch was designed to keep the engine from starting in any gear except PARK and/or NEUTRAL. The switch contacts also activated the backup lights when the transaxle was placed in REVERSE.

On the vehicles covered by this manual, the backup lamp control function is part of an integrated switch called the Transaxle Range switch (sometimes also called the Park/Neutral Position or PNP switch). In addition to turning on the backup lights, the Transaxle Range switches primary function is to transmit to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the driver's transaxle range selection. The PCM uses this information to control both engine and transaxle functions electronically.

The Transaxle Range switch is mounted externally on the transaxle. New service replacement switches come pinned in the NEUTRAL position and no adjustment should be necessary. Please note that if the switch requires adjustment, GM recommends that their special tool J 41545 Park/Neutral Switch Alignment Tool be used to properly adjust the Transaxle Range switch, if required.



Removal & Installation

  1. Apply the parking brake and block the front wheels.
  2. Place the transaxle gear selector to NEUTRAL.
  3. Remove the air intake duct to access the switch located on the top of the transaxle at the range selector cable and arm.
  4. Disconnect the transaxle range selector cable.
  5. Detach the electrical connectors from the range selector switch.
  6. Remove the range selector lever retaining nut and lift off the lever.
  7. Unfasten the range selector switch mounting bolts, then remove the switch from the transaxle manual shaft.



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Where is the neutral safety switch on a 1998 buick regal?


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The backup lamps will light whenever the ignition switch is in the RUN position and the transaxle is in REVERSE. On older vehicles, this function was handled by a dedicated switch with a name such as the Neutral/Safety Backup Light Switch, or something similar. This switch was designed to keep the engine from starting in any gear except PARK and/or NEUTRAL. The switch contacts also activated the backup lights when the transaxle was placed in REVERSE.


On the vehicles covered by this manual, the backup lamp control function is part of an integrated switch called the Transaxle Range switch (sometimes also called the Park/Neutral Position or PNP switch). In addition to turning on the backup lights, the Transaxle Range switches primary function is to transmit to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the driver's transaxle range selection. The PCM uses this information to control both engine and transaxle functions electronically.


The Transaxle Range switch is mounted externally on the transaxle. New service replacement switches come pinned in the NEUTRAL position and no adjustment should be necessary. Please note that if the switch requires adjustment, GM recommends that their special tool J 41545 Park/Neutral Switch Alignment Tool be used to properly adjust the Transaxle Range switch, if required.


Removal & Installation

  1. Apply the parking brake and block the front wheels.
  2. Place the transaxle gear selector to NEUTRAL.
  3. Remove the air intake duct to access the switch located on the top of the transaxle at the range selector cable and arm.
  4. Disconnect the transaxle range selector cable.
  5. Detach the electrical connectors from the range selector switch.
  6. Remove the range selector lever retaining nut and lift off the lever.
  7. Unfasten the range selector switch mounting bolts, then remove the switch from the transaxle manual shaft.

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Shift Control Linkage The transmission range selector control linkage consists of the following components:
  • a floor mounted transmission range selector lever.
  • a transmission control switch on the transmission range selector lever.
  • a cable connecting the transmission range selector lever to the transmission manual control lever.
  • a brake/shifter interlock system.
  • an ignition/shifter interlock cable (3F719) connecting the reverse kick down spring (7219) to the steering column lock assembly.
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Section 07-05: Transmission, Automatic—External Controls 1996 Mark VIII Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Gearshift Lever Removal
  1. Place transmission range selector lever in OVERDRIVE. Remove console finish panel (04567). Refer to Section 01-12 .
Console Panel, Floor Removal and Installation
  1. Remove gearshift lever. Refer to Section 07-05 .
  2. Remove center A/C-heater instrument panel finish panel (04338).
  3. Remove instrument panel finish panel (044D70).
  4. Remove two screws retaining console finish panel (04567) to radio control cover (04530).
  5. Unsnap RH rear corner of console finish panel and then disengage three retaining clips from LH rear corner.
  6. Disconnect cigar lighter socket and retainer (15055), lamp and switch connectors and remove console finish panel.
  7. Remove two screws retaining console panel (045A36) to instrument panel (04320).
  8. Open glove compartment door (06024) and remove console glove compartment mat (047A74) in bottom of console glove compartment (06010) to gain access to two console panel-to-instrument panel console bracket retaining screws. Remove screws.
  9. To remove, slide console panel rearward and up.
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Item Part Number Description 1 046A44 Radio Finish Panel Assy 2 047A74 Console Glove Compartment Mat 3 045A36 Console Panel 4 N804234-S36 Screw (2 Req'd) 5 N800322-S36 Screw (2 Req'd) 6 N805180-S58 Screw (2 Req'd) 7 N806577 Nut (2 Req'd) A — Tighten to 2.5-3.1 Nm (22-27 Lb-In)



  1. Remove brake interlock cable and disconnect cable from range interlock cam.
  2. Disconnect transmission range indicator lamp/TCS electrical connector.
  3. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  4. Remove range cable retaining nut from transmission bracket. Disconnect shift cable and bracket (7E395) from transmission control selector connecting rod adjustment stud (7B415).
  5. Lower vehicle. Remove range selector lever and housing retaining bolts and remove gearshift lever (7210).
Installation
  1. Install transmission range selector lever to front floor pan (11135) with retaining bolts. Tighten to 6-8 Nm (4-6 lb-ft).
  1. Connect shift cable and bracket. Tighten retaining screw to 3-4 Nm (25-35 lb-in). Install retaining clip and connect transmission range indicator lamp wire.
  1. Install console finish panel.
  1. Place the transmission range selector lever in OVERDRIVE and apply a 1.4 kg (3 lb) rearward force to the lever.
  1. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Connect theshift cable and bracket to the manual control lever (7A256) and transmission bracket. Make sure manual control lever is in OVERDRIVE and tighten nut at bracket to 13-25 Nm (10-18 lb-ft).
  1. Lower vehicle and check range selector for proper operation.

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Transmission range sensor and neutral safety switch are the same thing (when you go to buy the part). It's at the top of your transmission. You'll see the shifting cable connected to it. Here are the instructions for adjustment:
Shift Control Linkage
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Place transaxle range selector lever in (D) (OVERDRIVE) position or D (DRIVE) position on vehicles equipped with a transmission control switch (TCS). A weight of 1.4 kg (3 lb) should be hung on the transaxle range selector lever to ensure the lever is located firmly on the (D) (OVERDRIVE) or D (DRIVE) position on vehicles equipped with a transmission control switch (TCS) detent.

Loosen manual control lever-to-control cable retaining nut.

Move transaxle manual control lever to OVERDRIVE position or D (DRIVE) position on vehicles equipped with a transmission control switch (TCS), second detent from most rearward position.

Tighten retaining nut to 17-23 Nm (13-17 lb-ft). Check operation of transaxle in each transmission range position. Make sure that park mechanism and transmission range (TR) sensor are functioning properly.

Floor Shift

Position transaxle range selector lever in DRIVE position against rearward stop. The floor transaxle range selector lever must be held in the rearward position using a constant force of 1.4 kg (3 lb) while linkage is being adjusted.

Loosen manual control lever-to-control cable retaining nut.

Move transaxle manual control lever to DRIVE position, second detent from most rearward position.

Tighten retaining nut to 17-23 Nm (13-17 lb-ft).

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