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Old 06-12-2009, 03:42 AM   #1
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Question How to replace interlock shifter solenoid?

Hey everyone, hope you're all doing well. Does anyone know how to replace the interlock shifter solenoid?

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on what year truck? how does it shift?

i'm assuming you have a center shift.
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Old 06-12-2009, 11:50 AM   #3
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04, center shift.
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it's the part underneath the shifter, with a little white tab on it, when you push your foot on the brake, it goes down allowing you to shift. correct?
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I know it controls the tab, but I don't know exactly where it is in the shifter block or how to get the shifter out without breaking something.

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Be advised, the above part is for the COLUMN SHIFTER. They sent me the wrong one the first time. This is NOT for the flow through shifter.
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well i would just take the shifter out, it comes out with 4 bolts, and 1 or 2 wiring connectors, and then you can pop off the shifter cable and unhook it from the front. MAKE sure to put the truck in drive, then pop off the cable, and take it out. should be easy to swap it then. here's a pic of the shifter out, you can see 2 bolts, then 2 more on the other side. if you don't feel comfortable doing it, take it in, if you were to break the retaining clip on the front part that holds the cable in position, your looking at another 45 bucks. i would guess 1/2 labor to install the solenoid

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How do I disconnect that cable in front from the shifter body?
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#3 just take a wide flat tipped screwdriver and slide it between and twist carefully, it will pop right off, it will take a good amount pressure, you won't break it

#4 slip a tiny flat head and pry up on the tab and the cable slides right up and out
here this help ya?

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That's perfect! Thanks Atom!
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