Changing transmission cables on a 2006 Pontiac vibe
I have the similar situation on my shifter on my 1991 pontiac sunbird 2.0 Liter. The shifter was kinda loose last two year, but it shifted fine. However, 2 days ago. When I put in "Park" gear, it was still moving forward, I put in "Rear" gear, it felt like in "Park", when I put in "Drive" gear, it felt like in "neutral". And the shifter is sometimes very loose, but back to normal when I put the shifter back and forth. I took it to a transmission store, they found out the "shift linkage cable" from the shift to the transmission was broken. I changed it today and so far no problem.
You can remove the linkage from the shifter to the transmission and manually shift transmission.
transmission shift bolt loose try pushing gear shifter all the way back to park
It is very easy, first turn the key to the on position but do not start the car, then move the shifter as far back as you can. Finally take a screwdriver and put it behind the clip in the back of the shifter knob then the knob will slide right off
Is your transmission an automatic, or a manual? I guess in either case, I'd suspect the shifter cable, or it's adjustment. Of course, something inside the transmission may have failed. Take your car to a good mechanic and have the problem diagnosed.
install transmission shifter assembly
The shifter cable connects the shifter to the transmission.
The 1987 Pontiac Trans Am shifter knob is held in place with a retaining clip below the shifter knob. Push the retaining clip together and the shifter knob will raise off.
This should be really simple, if you've already removed all of the bolts which hold the shifter in including the one behind the shifter hole in the trans, the shifter should slide right down into the transmission (provided the transmission was in neutral when you pulled the shifter)
Check rubber motor mounts and transmission mounts first. sounnds like there play in something definatly check the mount if there good then it might somehting worn in the tranmission.
Wiggle the steering wheel back and forth and run the transmission shifter down then put it firmly back into park.
Remove the shifter cable and switch from the drivers side of the transmission and the seal will be driven over the small shaft and into the transmission case. The shaft is the one that the shifter cable hooked to.
If external cable or mechanicalPut shifter into "Neutral" position and probably shorten throw to have transmission physically shift to Neutral - that should align all other positions If internal - bring to transmission shop
look on the base of the knob in the front of it and you will see a push in pin, pull the pin out and the knob will come off.
Once you remove the dust cover attached to your shifter, you'll see your shaft going into a gear box. There will be a pin to remove and this will allow you to pull the shifter right out. good luck
Gear shifter or manual transmission.
It sounds like the transmission shifter linkage is disconnected.
No actural problem with transmission after 130K miles on a 97 Grand Prix GT, but problems with a ability to get transmission in gear. Turned out to be a bad relay device in area of shifter system in tune with the key interlock system.
For an automatic transmission, check the side of the transmission by or at where the shifter linkage goes into the trans. For a manual transmission, check under the shifter boot.
It's called a BTSI Switch. You have to have your foot on the brake in order to press the button on the shifter to be able to shift out of Park. If the button on the shifter will not depresss, it is probably just that. It is integral to the shifter. You have to get the WHOLE unit. Take a friend to a junkyard and pull the whole assy. I did and it wasn't hard. Works perfect
What tool to used to dis assemble shifter of 84 F 150 transmission?
Those switches are all located where the shifter attaches to the top of the transmission, on the shifter iself.
You don't , you replace the linkage cable from shifter to transmission
Under the rubber boot covering the shifter, there should be 4? bolts. Make sure transmission is in neutral and remove these bolts, shifter should be able to be removed at this time