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Transmission shift cable

Transmission shift cable

Postby GMC1995 [OP] » May 03 2011, 10:35pm

I'm trying to replace a broken transmission shift cable, and I have most everything disconnected. However, there are two brackets (one by the oil pan, and the other under the steering column) that hold the cable in place. I removed the "horseshoe" clips from the brackets but the cable still wont come off. Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong? or maybe if forgot to do something?
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Re: Transmission shift cable

Postby gmctruckguy » May 04 2011, 2:31am

Squeeze the ears in and slide the shifter cable back and out.
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