We repair the gear shift mechanism with a manual gearbox with a large play of the gear lever.

Replacing lever bushings

We install the car on a viewing ditch or lift

Bottom of the car:

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We move the block of the wiring harness of the diagnostic oxygen concentration sensor from the holder fixed on the heat shield.

Remove the rubber suspension pad from the additional muffler pipe bracket

With a 24 head, unscrew ten nuts of the heat shield to the bottom of the body

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The figure shows the location of the heat shield mounting nuts.

Move the heat shield back and remove it from the space between the additional muffler and the bottom

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With a 13 head, unscrew the nut securing the control rod to the gear lever

Remove the thrust pin from the lever hole

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Pry off the bushings with a screwdriver (shown on the removed mechanism)

Remove the bushings from the lever hole

Replacing the bushings, install all the parts in reverse order

Removing the shift lever

From the bottom of the car, disconnect the control rod from the lever

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In the car interior, we separate the cover from the tunnel lining

We pull the handle together with the cover from the gear lever

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By turning the lock of the ball joint of the lever, we remove the lock (shown on the removed mechanism)

Remove the shift lever assembly from the control mechanism housing

Install the lever in reverse order

Removing the transmission control rod

We remove the rod for replacement if it is damaged

Install the car on the inspection ditch

Remove the air intake and silencer

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Before removing the thrust in the engine compartment, mark its position on the gearshift rod

Using a 13 key, we loosen the tightening nut of the coupling bolt of the clamp securing the thrust to the gearshift rod

Disconnect the rod from the gear lever and remove it from the gearshift rod

If needed remove the clamp from the rod

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When installing the collar on the rod, orient it so that the notch on the tongue of the collar is located in the long slot of the rod.

Assemble in reverse order.

We install the rod on the gearshift rod according to the previously applied mark and fasten it with a clamp.

Checking the clarity of gear shifting in the gearbox.