1998 Volkswagen GTI Selector Lever and Selector Rod, Removing and Installing

1998 Volkswagen GTI Selector Lever and Selector Rod, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Detach boot from frame.

- Remove shift knob and boot.

- Remove frame from center console.

- Remove nuts securing selector lever housing to center console (arrows).

Fig. 48: Removing Nuts Securing Selector Lever Housing To Center Console

- Remove front crossmember (arrow 1) from below exhaust system.

- Remove heated oxygen sensor, oxygen sensor behind three way catalytic converter, and three way

catalytic converter (arrow -2-) (where applicable), see appropriate EXHAUST SYSTEM, EMISSION CONTROLS article.

- Remove front heat shield (arrow -3-).

- Loosen rear heat shield (arrow -4-) in forward area.

- Remove bolt from clamp for selector rod/selector lever (arrow -1-), and remove front bolt (arrow -2-) from bracket (mounted on steering gear).

- Remove remaining bolts (arrows) from bracket.

- Disconnect selector lever housing from body. Download File PDF


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