replacing gear (neutral) sensing switch on 87 1200


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replacing gear (neutral) sensing switch on 87 1200

Postby willboy57 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:42 pm



The switch is located in the front engine/transmission cover. Is the replacement procedure essentially like replacing a water pump without actually replacing the pump itself ( I know the gaskets will need to be replaced)?



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Re: replacing gear (neutral) sensing switch on 87 1200

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:18 pm

That's correct. Have a look at How to remove and replace your water pump - that's the 1100, but it's essentially the same, and that will give you a good idea of what you will be looking at.

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Re: replacing gear (neutral) sensing switch on 87 1200

Postby Erik K » Thu Oct 13, 2011 1:08 am

I know this is an old post I am replying to but, have you checked the bulb in the instrument cluster? My experience says always check the simplest things first... Maybe corroded contacts in the bulb socket?

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Re: replacing gear (neutral) sensing switch on 87 1200

Postby badwing1200 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:36 am

WingAdmin wrote:That's correct. Have a look at How to remove and replace your water pump - that's the 1100, but it's essentially the same, and that will give you a good idea of what you will be looking at.


I agree, the procedure is the same on the 1200.




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