Changing Shifter Cable

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dessajarmon
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Changing Shifter Cable

Post by dessajarmon » Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:40 pm

I have a 2006 Freestyle. 253k miles. It's just now starting to fall apart. I'm about 95% sure there's something wrong with my shifter cable and it needs to be replaced. Anyone know how easy it is to do? I'm not a mechanic but I'm pretty handy and I like to do as much as I can on my own.

The shifter slides easily, and won't go into gear unless I start at low and then move it up.

Any help is appreciated!


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jas88
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Re: Changing Shifter Cable

Post by jas88 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:27 am

You will need to pull the console out and then remove the shifter assy. with the cable. The cable has a boot where it goes thru the firewall just above the gas pedal, there are 2 nuts you will need to remove from that first.
2006 SE Silver w/Slate cloth

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