GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 Repair Information

Shift Lever

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



117mm 4-Speed

See Figure 1

  1. On 4WD models, remove the transfer case lever boot.
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  3. Remove the transmission lever boot retaining ring.
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  5. Remove the boot retaining screws.
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  7. Remove the boot.
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  9. Push downward on the cap at the bottom of the lever and turn it counterclockwise. Pull the lever from the transmission.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Shift lever and components-117mm 4-speed

NVG 4500/NVG 5LM60

See Figures 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 2: Shift lever and components-NVG 4500



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Fig. Fig. 3: Shift lever and components-NVG 5LM60

  1. Remove the boot retaining screws and lift off the boot.
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  3. Loosen the jam nut and unscrew the lever.
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  5. If removing the shifter housing, place the shift lever in third or fourth gear.
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Do not disassemble shift housing, internal parts for the housing are not available.

  1. Unfasten the shift housing-to-transmission bolts and remove the housing.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the housing bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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