Use This Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch Diagram!

As a vital part that stops the motor from accessing while not in P (Park) or N (Neutral) mode, you might need a clear understanding hence a proper Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch diagram

The NSS (Neutral Safety Switch) is a simple part with terminals that would suit the specific pins of 7-way or 4-way plugs in most cases to provide the needed signals.

Now, let’s get into the real topic without wasting time and show you the illustration with an explanation of each component!

This is The Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch Diagram!

Start by locating the part and accessing it to understand the given picture in a better way. In most Chevy trucks, the 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch location is somewhere near the linkage or in the transmission case (back of the transmission).

Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch Diagram

Parts Details Of 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch.

In the above diagram of 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch, you’ll see the NSS that contains some of the hidden alphabets that indicate inner mechanisms.

‘A’ Refers To Backing Plates.

It’s basically a metal part that has a silver shade to hold the inner gears into the cover. This part is sleek and tends to face rust due to heavy metal-to-metal contact inside the vehicle’s transmission. 

‘B’ Refers To 2 Electrical Connectors.

This part indicates the 2 connectors where two plugs go in this part. Thanks to these, it helps the NSS to work properly by accessing the safety mode when not in Park or Neutral positions. 

‘C’ Refers To Sensor Body.

To shift the signals to activate or deactivate the safety feature, this part does a great job. It informs the truck to run the safe mode when needed. 

‘D’ Refers To Grove Dial.

It’s a groove that rotates when you select the shaft to not move to other gears. It as well informs exactly which position the TSS is in.

‘E’ Refers To Aligning Tool.

This is a simple white line that keeps the Neutral Safety Switch in the proper and correct position. This thing is handy when you are mounting this part for the first time and supports to bolt down this part in the right way.

Pins Details Of Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch.

Now, it’s time to learn about the 4160e NSS pins to know which plugs go where with wire color, fuse number, and wire function.

Since you can see in the above picture there is the 7-way and 4-way plug, I’ll show these in one table. 

Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch table

Note: The 7-way plug contains seven pins that go inside a slightly bigger connector of the Neutral Safety Switch. Then again, the 4-way plug has four pins to fit into the smaller NSS connector.

4l60e Neutral Safety Switch Infographic

Wrap Up

No matter if it’s about replacement or random reasons, that’s how the 4160e Neutral Safety Switch looks like. Bear in mind the given illustration is of the latest NSS type.

Hope you understand the above Chevy 4l60e Neutral Safety Switch diagram and the given details to figure out the needed info. If you like this guide, be sure to check other guides. For Now, Bye!

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