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Gear linkage end

Discussion in 'Alhambra' started by Ianmc, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Ianmc

    Ianmc Guest

    Hi, been using this excellent forum for help on my leon in the past but now need a top tip for my Alhambra. Hope someone can help.
    One of the gear linkage ends on the gearbox keeps poping off the pin on the gearbox actuator arm, I can push it on and off easily so I think it is just worn. The result is no 1st and 2nd gear! Does anyone know if there is there a way to fix/replace this plastic end without having to replace the whole gear linkage?
    Many thanks
  2. fredt

    fredt waster

    Apr 12, 2004
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    there are a couple of things you could try! ptfe tape on the selector rod ball, increase its size slightly and make it a tighter fit, cable tie the cable end to the ball or I have heard of someone using super glue! squirt it into the cup on the cable end and coat the inside of the cup with a few layers of the glue! but dont stick yourself to the cable or car! :headhurt:
  3. Ianmc

    Ianmc Guest

    Thanks fredt for the suggestions. I have now had the whole linkages replaced, which was by the garages words 'a bugger of a job'. Centre console, carpet, battery, battery box etc etc. At least now its a proper job and should last me for the life of the car or atleast as long as I own it!!


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