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    ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    Transmission Selector Lever Assembly
    1981-95 PICK-UP, 1985-91 TROOPER AND 1989-94 AMIGO MODELS
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Move the selector lever to the N position.
    4.  
    5. If necessary for access to the underside of the vehicle, apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels, raise and support the front of the vehicle safely on jackstands.
    6.  
    7. From under the vehicle, pull out the cotter pin and washers from the end of the control rod, then disconnect the control rod at the selector lever side.
    8.  
    9. From inside of the vehicle, remove the 3 screws holding the console cover. Remove the cover from the select lever assembly.
    10.  
    11. Disengage the indicator light and inhibitor switch wiring at the connector.
    12.  
    13. Remove the 4 bolts holding the shift lever assembly and remove the shift lever assembly from the vehicle.
    14.  

    To install:
    1. Position the selector lever assembly onto the floor of the vehicle. Install and tighten the 4 mounting bolts until secure.
    2.  
    3. Attach the inhibitor switch and indicator light wiring to the connector.
    4.  
    5. Situate the cover onto the lever assembly and install the 3 mounting screws.
    6.  
    7. From under the vehicle, attach the control rod to the selector lever, install the washers and install a new cotter pin. Make sure to bend the ends of the cotter pin over.
    8.  
    9. If necessary, adjust the shift linkage, as described earlier in this section.
    10.  
    11. Lower the vehicle, set the selector lever in the P position and remove the rear wheel blocks, if necessary.
    12.  
    13. Connect the negative battery cable.
    14.  

    1992-96 TROOPER AND RODEO MODELS

    See Figures 1 and 2



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    Fig. Fig. 1: Disconnect the shift lock cable from the selector lever assembly first, then ...



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    Fig. Fig. 2: ... detach the shift control rod from the assembly

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Remove the transfer control lever knob.
    4.  
    5. Remove the front console retaining screws, then pull the console up far enough to disengage the electrical wiring harness connectors. Remove the front console from the vehicle.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the shift lock cable from the selector lever assembly side.
    8.  
    9. Disengage the wiring harness connectors from the selector lever assembly.
    10.  
    11. Disconnect the shift control rod from the selector lever assembly.
    12.  
    13. Remove the selector lever assembly hold-down bolts and remove the assembly from the vehicle.
    14.  

    To install:
    1. Situate the selector lever assembly on the floor of the vehicle and install the hold-down bolts until secure.
    2.  
    3. Attach the shift control rod to the selector lever assembly and tighten the nut until secure.
    4.  
    5. Attach the wiring harness connectors to the selector lever assembly.
    6.  
    7. Attach the shift lock cable to the selector lever assembly.
    8.  
    9. Adjust the shift lock cable and the shift linkage, as described earlier in this section.
    10.  
    11. Position the front console over the selector lever assembly and connect the wiring harness. Install the front cover attaching screws until snug.
    12.  
    13. Install the transfer control lever knob.
    14.  
    15. Connect the negative battery cable.
    16.  

    Shift Control Rod
    ALL MODELS

    See Figure 3



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    Fig. Fig. 3: The control rod is attached to the selector lever by either a clip pin or a retaining nut-1981-91 models use a clip pin, as shown

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Move the selector lever to the N position.
    4.  
    5. If necessary for access to the underside of the vehicle, apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels, raise and support the front of the vehicle safely on jackstands.
    6.  
    7. For 1981-91 models, pull out the cotter pin and washers from the end of the control rod, then disconnect the control rod at the selector lever side.
    8.  
    9. For 1992-96 models, remove the control rod-to-selector lever retaining nut, then disconnect the rod from the selector lever.
    10.  
    11. From the transmission end of the rod, remove the control rod outer nut (adjusting nut), then remove the control rod from the transmission shift lever.
    12.  

    To install:
    1. Install the transmission end of the control rod into the transmission shift lever and temporarily install the outer nut.
    2.  
    3. Attach the control rod to the selector lever, install the washers and install a new cotter pin. Make sure to bend the ends of the cotter pin over.
    4.  
    5. If necessary, adjust the shift linkage, as described earlier in this section. Tighten the control rod outer nut until secure.
    6.  
    7. Lower the vehicle, set the selector lever in the P position and remove the rear wheel blocks, if necessary.
    8.  
    9. Connect the negative battery cable.
    10.  

     
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