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When the power assistance drive to my G5 is engaged it is fixed in reverse.

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I know the problem is not the tec-drive, it is the position on the handle piviot spring assy. no parts should be required to fix this issue. However a vacuum repair shop will be needed for this problem. I would find one that offers free estimates. might save ya some money.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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    What should be the correct position of the handle piviot assy? A diagram with labelling should answer this. Please supply information.

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