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Loren is the site admisistrator. He has a lot of knowledge with P cars. Hopefully he will respond to your post and give you some guidance. He has done a lot of short shift kit DIY's and has experience with the issues of the shift cables.

It would help if you stated the exact year and model of your car and mileage. As well as past issues (if any) with your transmission.

:cheers:

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Loren is the site admisistrator. He has a lot of knowledge with P cars. Hopefully he will respond to your post and give you some guidance. He has done a lot of short shift kit DIY's and has experience with the issues of the shift cables.

It would help if you stated the exact year and model of your car and mileage. As well as past issues (if any) with your transmission.

:cheers:

My car is a 99 C2 with 88K the transmission was replaced about 7k ago before I purchased it. What advice can you give me.

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Sounds like a disturbed shift cable (forwards-backwards) adjustment, as "phillipj" said, there exists a special adjustment tool to solve the problem.

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Sounds like a disturbed shift cable (forwards-backwards) adjustment, as "phillipj" said, there exists a special adjustment tool to solve the problem.

If you're comfortable with it, get the rear on jack stands, remove the under covers and check if the linkage is still properly connected. They tend to go loose sometimes. Here's a picture.

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Check where the A and B are pointing.

JP

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I lost all my upper gears (R,1,3,5) last spring. Moving the shifter upward felt like moving into jello. Turned out to be a simple shift cable retaining clip that cost $21.80. It might be worth looking into.

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