Friday, November 30, 2012

Floor Shift Control Knob Replacement

Gear shift control knob removal procedure

Here are a couple of procedures that should get the job done.

Floor Shift Control Knob Replacement

Removal Procedure is as follows :-----

      Loosen the set screw.

      Pull up to remove the knob from the transmission control.
      See the image shown below:----
    gear shifter removal 

Installation Procedure is reverse of removal:----

  1. Install the knob onto the transmission control.


    To make the replacement successful,Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application.
     Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. 
    Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.

  2. Tighten control knob set screw. Tighten
    Tighten the control knob set screw to 2.5 N·m (22 lb in).

These details will help.


For car not changing gears it can be shifter assembly issue, or it can also be transmission issue. Get the shifter assembly inspected with ignition OFF.

For more troubleshooting, I suggest you to get the Following help link check, its complete step by step procedure to inspect gear shift issues: -----