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Old 09-17-2009, 03:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys my gear knob is abit damaged so i went and bought i brand new aliminium one but i cant seem to get the old one off, has anyone else had the same problem? and if so how did u get the gear knob off, also its a auto gear knob
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Old 09-17-2009, 04:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Just pull harder. Seriously -- it s only held in by pressure/contact. You'll have to put in a lot of strength. And be sure not to hit yourself on the forehead once it pops off!
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ah k so i guess im not pulling hard enough hahah, yea i afraid of breaking somethin, does it just pop off or is it a twist i kno manual ones r twist but im not sure bout auto's ive neva changed an auto one
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Put in 'N', depress the lever and pull straight up.....not with your face over it....
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Put in 'N', depress the lever and pull straight up.....not with your face over it....
Oh shoot Yes, do what marti5 said. I just now noticed that your car is an atuo. My bad.
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righto cheers for the help guys ill let u kno wat happens, wether or not i break somethin lol, ill post pics if everything goes to plan
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