Quest 1995-1996

Adjustments

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Shift Cable



  1. Apply the parking brake and block the rear wheels.
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  3. Place the gearshift in the P (park) position.
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  5. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle securely on jackstands.
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  7. Remove the driver-s side engine and transaxle inner splash shield.
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  9. Loosen the shift cable nut at the manual shift linkage rod.
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  11. Verify that the manual shift linkage rod is in the P (park) position.
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  13. Remove excess slack from the cable by pushing up on the end of the cable by hand.
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  15. Tighten the shift cable nut to 8.7-10.8 ft. lbs. (11.8-14.7 Nm).
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  17. Move the gearshift through all positions and check for proper operation.
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  19. Install the splash shield.
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  21. Lower the vehicle.
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  23. Verify that the engine will only start with the gearshift in the P (park) or N (neutral) positions.

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    Fig. Push up on the end of the shift cable to remove excess slack, then tighten the nut

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