A/T Shift Lever Installation

1.Install the shift lever assembly.


2.Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and verify that the [N] position indicator comes on.

3.If necessary, push the shift cable (A) until it stops, then release it. Pull the shift cable back two steps so that the shift position is in [N]. Do not push and pull the shift cable by holding the shift cable guide (B).


4.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

5.Shift the shift lever into [N] position.

6.Insert a 6.0 mm (0.24 in.) pin (A) through the positioning holes (B) on the shift lever bracket base and into the positioning hole (C) on the shift lever. The shift lever is secured in the [N] position.


7.Align the socket holder (A) on the shift cable (B) with the slot in the bracket base (C), then slide the holder into base. Install the shift cable end (D) over the mounting stud (E) by aligning its square hole (F) with the square fitting (G) at the bottom of the stud. Rotate the holder a quarter turn to secure the shift cable. Do not install the shift cable by twisting the shift cable guide (H).


8.Verify that the shift cable end is properly installed on the mounting stud.


9.If improperly installed, remove the shift cable from the shift lever bracket base, and reinstall the shift cable. Do not install the shift cable end on the mounting stud while the shift cable is on the shift lever bracket case.

10.Install and tighten the nut.


11.Remove the 6.0 mm (0.24 in.) pin (A) that was installed to hold the shift lever.

12.Connect the shift lock solenoid connector, and install the harness clamps on the shift lever bracket base.

13.Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and move the shift lever to each position. Verify that the A/T gear position indicator follows the transmission range switch.

14.Start the engine, and check the shift cable adjustment with pressing the brake pedal.

15.Push the shift lock release, and verify that the shift lever releases, and also check that the shift lever locks when it shifts back in the [P] position.

16.Reinstall the center console, and heater duct.