Mechanics

GMC JIMMY PANEL PROBLEM

1997 GMC Jimmy • 250,000 miles

I have a jimmy the shift gear cable broke how do I replace it
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Maryjo
December 29, 2012.




REMOVAL PROCEDURE

Apply the parking brake.
Shift the transmission into neutral.
Remove the steering column filler panel.
Remove the door sill trim plate.
Remove the cowl side trim panel.
Remove the seat from vehicle.

Remove the retainer securing the shift cable to the steering column.
Important: The removal of the shift cable from the floor shift control is similar to the removal of the shift cable from the column shift control.

Remove the shift cable end from the steering column shift bracket.
Remove the nut securing the shift cable and the clip to the pedal bracket.

Remove the grommet and tape securing the shift cable to floor panel.
Raise and support the vehicle.

Remove the retainer securing the shift cable to the transmission bracket.

Squeeze the retainers while pulling the cable towards the rear of the vehicle.
Remove the shift cable end from the transmission control lever.
Remove the shift cable from the vehicle.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

Position the shift cable to the vehicle.
Install the retainer securing the shift cable to the transmission bracket.
Squeeze the retainers while pulling the cable towards the rear of the vehicle.
Install the shift cable end to the transmission control lever.
Route the shift cable through the floor panel.
Lower the vehicle.
Install the grommet and tape securing the shift cable to the floor panel.
Install the retainer securing the shift cable to the steering column.
Install the shift cable end to the steering column shift bracket.
Install the nut securing the shift cable and the clip to the pedal bracket.
Install the seat to the vehicle.
Install the cowl side trim panel.
Install the door sill trim plate.
Install the door sill trim plate.
Install the steering column filler panel.
Release the parking brake.
Test the transmission for proper operation. Adjust the shift control cable if necessary. Refer to SHIFT AND ADJUSTMENT SHIFT POSITIONS.

ASEMaster6371
Dec 29, 2012.


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