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Sloppy Shifter

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jacob_coulter, Nov 14, 2006.

  1. jacob_coulter

    jacob_coulter Registered Member

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    Is there an easy way to re-align the automatic transmission column shifter to point at the right gear.

    My shifter pointer is way off, and I have to "feel" my way to find the right gear.

    The shifting action also feels sloppy, Like a stick in molasses, not firm and tight.

    Is this easy to fix, or should I go to a tranny shop and let them fix it?

    Thanks for the help
     
  2. 1977k5

    1977k5 3/4 ton status Vendor

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    I believe it has to do with your shift cable stretching of being out of adjustment. I have almost no experience with auto Chevy's but I would imagine that is a pretty easy fix.
     
  3. MattK

    MattK 1/2 ton status

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    im not sure about fixing the actual feel of it. i think trucksas old as some of ours just dont have the greatest feel to em.

    now the indicator is a pretty easy fix. i believe you remove the dash bezel and you'll see a small metal clip on part of the of top of the steering column that has a small string running from it to the indicator mech. just slide it over one way or the other to adjust.
     
  4. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Easy fix, ditch the column shift and get a real shifter... :wink1:

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