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#1 (permalink) Old 09-20-2008, 02:02 PM
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Gear Knob removal!

I'm trying to replace the Gear stick gater on my BMW Touring (manual, 52) can any one tell me how to take the knob off! i have tried twisting, pulling, putting it in gear and pulling again, but nothing is happening (and i'm not a weakling!!) - please help!!
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Is it the factory knob? You just have to pull on it. Really hard. Make sure your head is out of your hands' way, or you will punch yourself in teh face.

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^^ Yep. Move your head to the side and pull so your hands would come up over your shoulder. And you do have to pull pretty hard.
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^^^^ +1 lol yes do make sure your face is out of the way. it will hurt like a moo foo but it will come off.

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Is this the same removal for an automatic shifter since it has the push button on it???
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Is this the same removal for an automatic shifter since it has the push button on it???
Here is the procedure for an automatic: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=394884

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hey, got any pics of your Touring?


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Here is the procedure for an automatic: Removing trim around automatic gear selector - E46Fanatics
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