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Old 02-07-2003, 08:49 PM
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Yes, the plastic bushing. Think of a rod about a foot long that has a finger at each end. This finger fits into the tansmission lever. This rod moves back and forth pulling the lever for a gear selection. Where the finger inserts into the lever, it is isolated and secured by a plastic bushing that goes over the finger but is inserted into the lever. It fits snuggly and is held in place by a clip.

The repair is from under the car. There is one rod from the shifter on the bottom of the car to the trans lever. The major pain is at the connection on the trans because of limited space.

Yes, that post is simliar. It gives a good overview.

I recall that if you have plenty of elbow room it definitely helps. This repair is not hard, it just requires one to be clever.

Let us know how it goes.

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