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I am planning to replace the defective aspects of this system because of recent error messages I am starting to get.  

 

I see there are two parts possible to use:  1.) a clutch pedal switch (red), and 2.) a clutch pedal ignition lock switch (white).

 

Must I replace always both, or is one usually the culprit in this failure mode?

 

Thanks

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Should be easy to test (out of the circuit) with an ohm meter.

Open = infinite ohms. Closed = zero ohms. Anything else or intermittent is a bad switch.

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OK, thanks,

actually someone else recommended a jump between it to prevent it in general, of course deactivating the system entirely, which some may find a safety issue with it not in neutral, but aside from that, what is the procedure to do this and how to if so?

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Just unplug the two wires on the start lock microswitch and then connect the two wires with a jumper.

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