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Gear Shift/Ignition Switch (5 Speed) Removal
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Posted by phil94028 [Email] (more from phil94028) on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:24:51 Share Post by Email
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Car is a C900TC 1993 and the start position is really hard to turn the key into. Ignition On/Acc are ok.

A few questions on the removal.

What do people generally do for a tool to the the 3 odd triangular nuts off. I see someone proposed cutting up a socket, which sounds difficult as they are hardened.

Can you take the shifter shaft out by rotating the assembly as some suggest or is there a coupling near the fire wall?

How much interior needs to come out for removal I am assuming the center console. Seats? Carpet? Heater ducting?

Once it is out I am assuming it is just dirty but the reverse lockout is partially broken too which may be a factor.

All guidance appreciated!



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