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Changelightbulbgearshift cantfigure out if console has to be taken outt or just remove plate around gear shift lever. and how to remove it

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Why not get the complete procedure bu buying a Haynes auto repair manual for your 2006 PT Cruiser at your local auto parts store!

Posted on Jan 22, 2013

  • chuck brennan Jan 25, 2013

    i only wanted to know if i had to remove the console or lift the plate around the gear shift handle

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SOURCE: There was coin stuck in

  • This answer can be a yes or a no.

  • The coin itself getting stuck can be removed and things should be fine. However having the coin grind on them gears in there for an extended time could rough them teeth up real good. A piece could have chipped on the shifter you could not see with the bare eye. In this case they may see this as both a safety and a warranty issue.

  • In other words the gears or shifter may work "acceptable" for now but if they just pull the coin out and send you on your way and then one of the gears locks up or won't engage because of the cable they might be on the line for some of the labor for not doing the for sure thing in the first place.

  • One thing when it comes to automotive repair is that there is no room for error. Vehicles go 60 - 70 - 80 miles and hours and need to function as flawlessly as possible.

  • You might call them up and ask to see your old gear shifter and the parts they replaced. They should not have replaced it "just cause" there would have to be a safety issue behind it. The coin may have damaged something but it is always in your best interest to demand a thorough walk through of what they did, why they did it and show you the old parts and explain why they were no longer good. I recommend in person. Some shops and dealerships don't have the sense of a billy goat and just replace. It's your money... demand answers.

  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.

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There is a possibility there is a problem with the release bearing and also check the level of the oil transmission and the gear oil.

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