Transmission Range Switch Replacement

1.Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.

2.Shift to [N] position.

3.Remove the transmission range switch cover.

 

4.Disconnect the transmission range switch connector.

 

5.Remove the old transmission range switch, and install the new switch.

6.Make sure that the control shaft is in [N] position. If necessary, move the shift lever to [N] position.

 

7.Align the cutout (A) on the rotary-frame with the neutral positioning cutouts (B) on the transmission range switch (C), then put a 2.0 mm (0.08 in.) feeler gauge blade (D) in the cutouts to hold it in the [N] position.

NOTE: Be sure to use a 2.0 mm (0.08 in.) blade or equivalent to hold the switch in the [N] position.

 

8.Install the transmission range switch (A) gently on the control shaft (B) with holding the [N] position with the 2.0 mm (0.08 in.) blade (C).

 


9.Tighten the bolts on the transmission range switch while you continue to hold the [N] position. Do not move the transmission range switch when tightening the bolts. Remove the feeler gauge.

 

10.Connect the connector securely, then install the transmission range switch cover (A).

 

11.Turn the ignition switch ON (II). Move the shift lever through all gear positions, and check the transmission range switch synchronization with the A/T gear position indicator.

12.Check that the engine can start in [P] and [N] positions, and cannot start in any other shift lever position.

13.Check that the back-up lights come on when the shift lever is in [R] position.

14.Allow the wheels to rotate freely, then start the engine, and check the shift lever operation.