Remove the battery
Remove #1 engine cover
Remove the air filter assembly.
Remove the #1 air cleaner hose.
Remove the exhaust system resonator assembly.
Remove the left lower engine cover.
Disconnect the transmission control cable.
Remove the control shaft lever nut.
Disconnect the control cable from the control shaft lever (fig. 1).
Remove the clip and disconnect the control cable from the control cable bracket (fig. 2).
Remove the park/neutral switch assembly.
Disconnect the park/neutral switch connector.
Remove the nut, washer and control shaft lever.
Pull back the tabs on the locking plate (fig. 3).
Unscrew the lock nut and lock plate (fig. 4).
Remove the 2 mounting bolts and remove the park/neutral switch (fig. 5).
Park/neutral switch adjustment
Mount the park/neutral switch on the manual valve shaft.
Temporarily install 2 bolts.
Place the new stop plate and tighten the nut. Tightening torque: 6.9 Nm.
Temporarily install the control shaft lever.
Turn the lever counterclockwise until it stops, then turn the lever clockwise 2 clicks (fig. 6).
Remove the control shaft lever.
Align the groove with the neutral base line (Figure 7).
While holding the switch in place, tighten the 2 mounting bolts. Tightening torque: 5.4 Nm.
Using a screwdriver, install the nut with lock plate (fig. 8).
Park/neutral switch setting
Install the control shaft lever, washer and nut (fig. 9). Tightening torque: 12.7 Nm.
Install the transmission control cable.
Temporarily install the control cable on the control shaft lever and secure it with the nut (fig. 10).
Install the control cable with the new clip into the bracket.
Connect the park/neutral switch connector.
Adjust and check the position of the shift lever.
Install other components in the reverse order of removal.