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10-19-2010 05:43 PM
keepishop Pulling with all your might toward your chest is bad too, though it will avoid face injury.
10-19-2010 05:38 PM
XJohnnyC While pushing the button in, tap upward on the handle with a rubber mallet. You won't hurt yourself this way.
10-19-2010 05:30 PM
keepishop Seems easier with the shifter in the 1-2 position. X2 on the face punching. It hurts.
10-19-2010 01:58 PM
donthelegend
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Originally Posted by LeMansGuy View Post
thanks guys, so the handle just pulls off? so as long as i dont try to beat my self up, it should pop off with some force?
Yep, the first time is always interesting though. After you take it off once, its much easier.
10-19-2010 01:53 PM
LeMansGuy thanks guys, so the handle just pulls off? so as long as i dont try to beat my self up, it should pop off with some force?
10-19-2010 01:28 PM
lowicz96 carefully with pulling the handle off, I punched myself in the face doing that once. They are on there good.
10-19-2010 01:25 PM
AZ Jeff Pull off the handle. See if the cable that is actuated by the button will work with the handle removed. If not, then pull the console and see if the lever that drops in the notch on the quadrant is connected to the other end of the cable.
10-19-2010 12:33 PM
LeMansGuy any ideas???
10-18-2010 07:03 AM
LeMansGuy yes, brake pedal is pushed, my wife asked me the same thing, lol.
10-18-2010 06:45 AM
lowicz96 do you press the brake pedal every time?
10-18-2010 06:43 AM
LeMansGuy
Shifter stuck in park, button wont work

96 XJ... so everytime the jeep has been sitting for more than an hour, i have to fight the shifter button so i can get it out of park. the button on the side of the shifter gets stuck, and it will take up to 5 mins of messing with it before it pops in and i can shift it. once the shifter has freed up, i can move it in and out of park or any other gear without issue.... WTH is going on with this thing?

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