A/T Shift Lever Removal

1.Remove the ash tray, front console box, heater control panel, driver's dashboard lower cover, and dashboard gauge assembly cover.

2.Disconnet the O/D switch/shift lock solenoid/park pin switch connector.

NOTE: The illustration shows LHD model; RHD is symmetrical.

 

3.Shift the shift lever to [R] position.

4.Slide the lock tab (A) down on the shift cable end holder (B).

 

5.Remove the shift cable lock (C) with holding at the middle (D) of it using needle-nose pliers (E) from the shift cable end and shift cable end holder.

NOTE: Do not pry the shift cable lock with a screwdriver, it may damage the shift cable end holder.

6.Separate the shift cable end from the shift cable end holder.

7.Rotate the socket holder (A) on the shift cable (B) a quarter turn; the tab (C) on the socket holder will be in the opening (D) of the socket holder bracket (E). Then slide the holder to remove the shift cable from the socket holder bracket.

NOTE: Do not remove the shift cable by twisting the shift cable guide (F) and damper (G).

LHD Model: 


RHD Model: 

8.Remove the shift lever assembly.

NOTE: The illustration shows LHD model; RHD is symmetrical.