A/T Shift Lever Removal

1.Remove the driver's dashboard lower cover and the instrument panel.

2.Disconnect the D3 switch/shift lock solenoid/park pin switch connector.

 

3.Shift the shift lever to the R position.

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

 

5.Grasp the shift cable lock (C) in the middle (D) with needle-nose pliers (E), and remove it 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).

 


8.Remove the shift lever assembly.