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Old 03-16-2011, 12:44 PM   #1
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I have a 98 with a 4.0 and auto trans.I have no back up lights.I checked the fuses and the bulbs are good.I was wondering where the switch is on the transmission.thanx
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I have a 98 with a 4.0 and auto trans.I have no back up lights.I checked the fuses and the bulbs are good.I was wondering where the switch is on the transmission.thanx
You need to removed and clean you NSS
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You need to removed and clean you NSS

How does one accomplish that?
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It seems like a lot of work, But its really easy. The only thing that can be a pain is actually removing the NSS from the shaft after all the bolts have been removed. My lights have worked perfect ever since

But be really careful and do not break it. Its very expensive. I think around the 200 dollar range. You can use some PB blaster. But if you use a flat tip as a pry bar, Be very careful



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What does NSS stand for, I've heard of this issue B4 and it is to my knowledge a mechanical contact on the top of the transmission, is that the NSS? The issue was the part becomes rusted out, I'd guess were talking about the same thing since the reply on the other forum said the same thing that it was stupid pricey to replace and to be careful when fixing it. It is a ***** to work on as far as I understand it. The way it works simply is you shift into reverse and it engages, rusted contact and bingo no lights.
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I soooooooooooo need to fix mine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Texas state inspection is nearing on my rig
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Thanx for all your help..I adjusted my switch on the tranny and that got the back up lights working.I did remove it anyhow and cleaned it up...should be good for another 200,000 miles....
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Glad it helped you out
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