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How to replace clutch saftey switch on s-10 pu 1998

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There are always 2 screw on switches on the transmission, one for neutral safety and one for back up lights.
The easiest way to tell which is which is to turn the back up lights on, and then pull off a connector to a tranny switch.
If you got the right one, the back up lights will stay on.
If you got the wrong one, they will go out.

Then unscrew the old switch and replace it.

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

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    Kirk Augustin Jul 29, 2010

    Sorry, I was reading too fast. I see now you have a manual transmission and not an automatic, and it is the clutch safety you asked about, not the neutral safety.

    The clutch safety switch has always been under the clutch pedal in all I have ever seen.
    It is a switch that either normally closed that is release as the pedal moves away from it, or is normally open until the pedal pushes against it.
    You will have to get on the floor and look up at the pedal in order to see.



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