8-4. NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Vehicle parked on level ground
· Move vehicle to open area to perform inspection. Alert personnel to stay away from front and rear
of vehicle during inspection. Vehicle may start and move suddenly, resulting in injury or death to
· Make sure wheels are straight before performing inspection.
Refer to TM 10-3930-673-10 for vehicle operating instructions.
Straighten vehicle wheels and turn engine off.
Place travel select lever in the forward, "F" position.
With parking brake on and brake pedal depressed, attempt to start engine. Turn engine off immediately if
If engine started in Step (3) above, replace neutral safety switch (refer to Removal section of this
paragraph). If engine did not start, perform Step (5) below.
Perform Step (3) above with travel select lever in the reverse (R) position.
If engine started in Step (5) above, replace neutral safety switch (refer to Removal in this paragraph).