Shifter Issues - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
After leaving my 09 Aero V6 6spd with valet parking at Logan airport last week, my wife drove back to Maine complaining that the car was difficult to shift. When I checked it out, the shifter was clearly not right and shifting into first was a crapshoot because the reverse lockout was not working. Shifting into to second was a similar random event.
I popped the boot off and found the reverse lockout sleeve on the shifter shaft had separated into its 2 parts. I put everything back together, including the springs, and the shifting was much better, but still not perfect. Shifting into first is still iffy and I sometimes have to hunt to find it. Same with reverse and sometimes second. Visually, everything about the shifter appears OK, but clearly something is wrong.
I have 2 questions.
1 - Can someone unfamiliar with the reverse lockout mechanism cause damage while trying to force the shifter into reverse?
2 - What else could be causing these symptoms?
09 Aero 6 spd AWD
and 6 others in the past
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- Shifter Issues, Ed W, Wed, 23 May 2018 06:39:12 <-- Viewing This Message
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