BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Shift Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the shifter knob and boot.
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  3. Remove the rubber cover from the shifter pivot. Remove the snapring, if equipped. Remove the shifter pivot.
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Fig. Fig. 1: An example of a shift linkage assembly-3 Series models

  1. Remove the snaprings holding the shift rod and pull the rod off.
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  3. Remove the bolts securing the shift arm or pry up the clip holding the shift arm. Remove the shift arm. The entire shifter assembly will come out.
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  5. Install the shifter arm and linkage. Replace the snaprings, pivot and rubber cover. Install the shifter and boot.
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