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Transmission linkage came apart. plastic grommet tht holds cable to shifter deteriated

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  • rlsldingo Aug 22, 2010

    Thanks for your suggestion. I ended up locating a vulcanized rubber grommet and a nylon bushing in my parts bins that worked fine. The original grommet or bushing had dried and crumbled which caused the failure. Looks like a design/material flaw to me but the car is repaired and I feel it may be an improvement on the original install.

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That gromet i think can be replace sperate, you can change it with out the whole cable, call dealer and they will know for sure, i know some cars the cable needs replacing when that happens. also thats uncommon the groumet that goes bad alot is the one at the trany where the cable hooks to shift arm,that one you can buy the small arm with new gromet on it, its no expense.

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