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Help removing auto shifter
Posted 21 April 2004 - 10:03 AM
I'm trying to remove the automatic shifter knob, but I'm not sure how.
I have removed the 2 screws from the shaft, but all that does is allow me to move it up and down about a centimeter and twist it a little bit.
Is there something else I need to remove/loosen to get it to come off, or do I just need to apply the right amount of force at the right spot?
I don't want to guess wrong and damage something.
Forgot to mention...it is for a 2000 Impreza.
Any help is appreciated.
Posted 21 April 2004 - 04:50 PM
Posted 21 April 2004 - 07:09 PM
After removing the 2 screws on the shaft, you have to pull out a metal pin on the bottom of the button. Then you can pull the button off with a little bit of force.
Unfortunately, the reason I wanted to remove it was to replace it with the MOMO auto knob but it is a push down mechanism whereas the subaru shifter is a pull up.
I wish I had known that before. Live and learn.
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