5-8. SENDING UNITS AND WARNING SWITCHES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
f. N e u t r a l S t a r t S w i t c h ( c o n t ).
INSPECTION, TESTING, AND REPAIR
(1) Inspect wiring harness terminals (1 and 7) wires for cracked or broken
insulation or broken wire strands at connection to terminal. Repair
cracked or broken insulation by applying insulation tape to area. If bro-
ken wire strands are seen, cut wire as close to terminal as possible.
Strip 1/4 inch insulation from end of wire taking care not to cut through
wire then crimp new terminal securely onto wire.
I n s p e c t n e u t r a l s t a r t s w i t c h ( 8 ) f or
cracks, breaks, damaged threads, distor-
t i o n, or other damage. Connect multimeter
between switch terminals as shown and check
that multimeter indicates open circuit.
Push switch ball using thumb and check that
m u l t i m e t e r i n d i c a t e s c o n t i n u i t y , t h e n d i s-
connect multimeter. Replace switch if any
of the above conditions are observed or if
proper indications are not obtained on mul-
t i m e t e r.
( 3 ) I n s p e c t r e m a i n i n g p a r t s f o r c r a c k s , b r e a k s , d i s t o r t i o n , o r d a m a g ed
t h r e a d s;
P o s i t i on
( 8 ).
replace as necessary .
1 OF 2)
new gasket (9) over large threaded end of neutral start switch
s i d e o f t r a n s m i s s i o n , a t c o n t r o l v a l v e , i n s t a l l n e u t r a l s t a rt
switch (8) with new gasket (9) and tighten.
Connect wiring harness violet-black wire terminal (7) to neutral start
switch (8) terminal.
Install lock washer (6) and nut (5) and tighten .
Connect spade terminal (4) to remaining terminal at neutral start switch
(8) and secure using lock washer (3) and nut (2).
Connect wiring harness white wire spade terminal (1) to switch (8) spade
terminal (4) by grasping in your fingers, alining, then pushing together
f i r m l y .
Spray terminals (1, 4, and 7) with electrical cleaner and allow to air
dry. Then spray terminals with electrical sealer.