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hey im having problems with my neutral safty switch.last week was the first time i plowed with this truck and the nss was screwed up, so i put a new one on and them after this last storm 1 week later it was doing the same things like not showing whjat gear i was in. the first one i got from napa and the second one i put in was from autozone. i've never had a problem on my 97 chevy which i have been plowing with for 4 years. any advice or anyone having similar problems?
 

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Are they getting damaged from water/mud/snow?
 

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idk im thinking from the slush, but can't understand why it only lasted a week. as soon as i put the new one on it all acted fine.it doesn't make any sense to me
 

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this sounds crazy but i think it gets hammered with water and snow on left hand turns. i had to replace mine after our first big snow. its a direct shot from the left front wheel. ive been trying to figure out a way to shield it.
 

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There ia a shield available--some say it is hard to find!


GM recommends NSBU shield

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Info - Availability of Transmission Shield to Protect Shift Cable/Manual Shaft Area from Snow and Ice Build-Up On Allison Automatic Transmissions #04-07-30-018A - (Dec 22, 2005)

Availability of Transmission Shield to Protect Shift Cable/Manual Shaft Area from Snow and Ice Build-Up On Allison Automatic Transmissions
2001-2006 Light Duty Trucks
with Allison® Automatic Transmission
This bulletin is being revised to add 2005 and 2006 model year vehicles and remove a Canadian distributor. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 04-07-30-018 (Section 07 -- Transmission/Transaxle).
This bulletin is to inform dealers that some vehicles may exhibit an inability to shift the transmission after operating in slush, snow or icy conditions. Investigation may show a build-up of ice on the transmission around the shift cable to manual shaft connection.


A transmission shield that will protect the shift cable/manual shaft area from snow and ice build-up is available through aftermarket automotive parts suppliers.


The transmission shield, P/N 700028, will protect the shift cable/manual shaft area from snow and ice build-up.
Installation of this shield is not considered to be warranty.
Parts Information

This shield is NOT available through GMSPO and must be purchased from a distributor.
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Labor Information

Important: Addition of the shield is NOT a warrantable repair. The following information is a suggested repair guide only.

Labor Operation
Description
Labor Time
N/A
Shield Installation
0.4 hr
 

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yea i may try that shield then. when i look underneith the switch and everything is covered with slush.
 
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