Home Auto Repair How to Tighten a Loose Gear Shift

How to Tighten a Loose Gear Shift

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Step 2

Turn the gear shifter knob counterclockwise to remove it from the top of the gear shifter. Pull the rubber boot over the gear shifter and place it on the floorboard.

Step 3

Loosen and remove the retaining bolts at the base of the gear shifter with the ratchet and a metric socket.

Step 4

Remove the gear shifter retaining ring with the pliers. Once the retaining ring is removed, you will now be able to pull the gear shifter lever straight up through the console hole. Inspect the bushing on the pivoted area at the bottom of the gear shifter lever. Remove all of the damaged bushing from the bottom of the gear shifter lever with the pliers.