GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Adjustments

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BANDS



There are no band adjustments possible or required.

SHIFT CONTROL CABLE



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Place the control lever in N .
  2.  
  3. Raise the car and support it with jackstands.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Shift cable at the console



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Fig. Fig. 2: Shift cable at the transmission

  1. Loosen the cable attachment at the shift lever.
  2.  
  3. Rotate the shift lever clockwise to the park detent and then back to neutral.
  4.  
  5. Tighten cable attachment to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  6.  

The lever must be held out of P when tightening the nut.

SHIFT LINKAGE



  1. Place the manual shaft of the transmission in N . Place the console shift lever in N .
  2.  
  3. Install the cable in the slot of the shift lever. Adjust the cable so that the pin has free movement.
  4.  
  5. Install and tighten the nut to the pin.
  6.  

THROTTLE VALVE CABLE



See Figures 3 and 4

  1. After installation of the cable to the transmission, engine bracket, and the cable actuating lever, check to assure that the cable slider is in the zero or fully re-adjusted position.
  2.  
  3. If cable slider is not in zero or fully re-adjusted, depress and hold the metal re-adjust tab. Move the slider back through the fitting in the direction away from the cable actuating lever until the slider stops against the fitting. Release the metal re-adjust tab.
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Fig. Fig. 3: TV cable and linkage



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Fig. Fig. 4: TV cable adjustment

  1. Rotate the cable actuating lever to its full travel position.
  2.  
  3. The slider must move (ratchet) forward when the lever is rotated to the full travel position.
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  5. Release the lever.
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