GM Camaro 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Park Lock Cable

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1982-83 Models

See Figure 1

  1. Remove the console and steering column covers. Remove cable retaining screw from the steering column slider and disconnect the cable.
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  3. At the shifter bracket, pull out the lock button on the cable housing and remove the yoke.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Park/lock cable adjustment - 1982-83 models

  1. Disconnect the cable from the shifter.
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To install:
  1. Place the shifter lever in P . Rotate the steering column shift bowl to the P position and lock the column.
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  3. Connect the cable to the shifter.
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  5. Install the yoke and push in the lock button on the cable bracket.
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  7. Connect the cable and install cable retaining screw to the steering column slider.
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  9. Install the console and steering column covers.
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1984-89 Models

See Figure 2

  1. Place the shifter lever in the P position. Remove the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Turn the key to RUN . Release the cable from the inhibitor switch by inserting a screwdriver into the switch slot.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Park/lock cable adjustment - 1984-89 models

  1. Push the cable lock button to the UP position and remove the cable from the park lever lock pin.
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  3. Depress the 2 cable connector latches at the shifter base and remove the cable. Remove the cable clips.
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To install:
  1. Place the shifter lever into the P position and the ignition key to the RUN position.
  2.  
  3. After installing the cable ends, push the cable connector nose toward the connector as far as possible and push down the lock button.
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  5. Complete the installation by reversing the removal procedure.
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1990-92 Models
  1. Place the shifter lever in the P position. Remove the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Turn the key to RUN .
  4.  
  5. Remove the left side instrument panel sound insulator and kick panels.
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  7. Remove the floor console.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cable nut and clip. Remove the cable from the bracket, move the button to the UP position and unsnap the cable end from the lever lock pin.
  10.  
  11. Lower the steering column. Remove the cable clips.
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To install:
  1. Place the shifter lever into the P position and the ignition key to the RUN position.
  2.  
  3. After installing the cable ends, push the cable connector nose toward the connector as far as possible and push down the lock button.
  4.  
  5. Complete the installation by reversing the removal procedure.
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