The Ford Racing shifter includes a factory knob as well as a factory boot to keep that original look. Today, we're going to remove our factory shifter and replace it with a short throw shifter from Ford Racing. Fits transmission end of cable. How do you rate this product? You push it down and slide the cable up and out. And generally with a fixed compressor you want to keep it charged because the compressor vessel expands when it is filled with air, and if you put it through many off-on cycles, the expansion and contraction of the tank can cause metal fatigue. So I was shopping yesterday with my 6 and 7 year olds. The next step will be to remove the two shifter cables located here and here.
It may take some gentle wiggling and tapping with a hammer to get it all the way in. Did it myself using the cjponyparts. Now we've got to disconnect the console harnesses right here. The push pin on our passenger's side is located behind this panel. Ford does not even offer a repair end piece only a complete cable.
Installation of this shifter is simple because it's a direct-fit replacement for the stock shifter. Then pull the axles out, leaving them in the knuckles. A professional can perform this repair in under 5 minutes, average time for a non-professional is less than 10 minutes. Enter your name: optional This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Always store the airbag face-up someplace where it won't be struck.
What is the clip to be pressed to allow the cable will come? You should also make sure that everything fits acceptably before you use red on it. For a front wheel drive car, the Focus' shifter isn't terrible, but the throws are definitely in the longer side. Part fits both ends of the cable 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 The cable end should look like the one below: If you are unsure please contact us via phone or email prior to ordering The easiest way to fix or repair your Ford Focus shift lever! I had about given up when I came across Bushing Fix. I recommend drawing around your motor mount before you remove it. See the internals have also been upgraded. To remove the rest of the console, there's four more bolts we have to take off.
The shifting mechanism itself, however, is going to provide 18% shorter throws than your factory shifter. To start removing the driver's side plastic trim, we've got to remove this push pin first, and there's five other attaching points that will come off once we remove the pin. The problem is my car is stuck there,. The factory service manual instructions are fine in the beginning. Now we'll put the boot into our original trim plate, and snap the trim plate into place. Check out the diagrams Below.
I'll probably have to find another set of shift cables in a u-pull-it someday to fix this. Bottles of the Ford trans fluid are showing. Right when you have your elbow resting on the center console, it's right where it should be. Lower the column and pull it to the rear; make sure nothing is still connected to it. This bushing is made from a material that was designed to outlast the factory bushing and includes everything needed to install.
You can replace it yourself if you have the skills. If the vehicle has air bags installed, remove the driver's air bag. Now we're going to start disassembling the console. Install was also very simple and pretty straight forward. Great product Felt so right I had to order them twice. Overall, a great product, and wonderful customer service.
The bolts are all different lengths. The trans is about halfway lowered in this shot, this is about how far down the subframe needs to be to get the trans in and out without having to make special effort to twist and turn it. It is a five hour job at a dealership. We can reconnect the wiring harness. It takes about 2 minutes and comes with a lifetime warranty. Now we're going to remove this panel the same way, pull out on it. Ok- ready to put it back in? Here is the trick on this.
Got back in the car to leave the store and the stcik shift went lax and the car was stuck in first gear, which really sucked because i had a car in front of me in the parking lot. The trick is to lock your arms because then your entire upper body weight will be pushed against the axle. Then screw the center bolt down to the trans. Ford says 18% shorter, it feels every bit of that at least. Also, since you don't have to rotate the trans to get it beyond the subframe you can leave the trans jack belt dogged down on the trans the entire time the trans is going in and out.
However when my linkage disengaged I had no idea what it was and had to learn from the tow truck driver thst arrived. With the lever in this position, press the grip down on the bottom cable- not the one that attaches to that lever. Check out our website to order and for additional written instructions. Then a good wack with a hammer will pop the drivers axle past the circlip that holds it in. Unkept wiring down there can cause the shifter not to function properly. Having been around race cars for all my life, I just worked through it without my instruction.