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automatic floor shifter

Postby hotfored » Mon May 04, 2015 6:49 pm

OK! So I have a 1988 base beretta with a 2.0 4 cylinder and an automatic with a floor shifter. The shifter has 2 cables coming out of it. Can't find any info in my factory manual. Has a broken plastic piece that is attached to the button on the knob. Will not go into park1 Need some help PLEASE!



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby Asylum » Mon May 04, 2015 7:04 pm

Wow I have never heard of one of those letting go.

You need to depress the cable to get the shifter to move out of Park, or into Park.

You also need your foot on the brake at the same time.

How the hell did you manage this?


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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby hotfored » Mon May 04, 2015 9:06 pm

Not really sure. Like I said I can't find any info on this shifter. I'm not even sure what the 2 cables do. All the ones in the shop manual only show (1) cable. The bottom end slips over a metal bar that goes down to the lower cable and moves it when the button is pressed. The end where the bar slips through is what broke off.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby Cliff8928 » Tue May 05, 2015 4:18 am

The second cable is connected to the ignition lock so you can't shift it out of park with the key off.


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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby hotfored » Tue May 05, 2015 10:00 am

Ok! Thank you Cliff8928 Does anyone know where to get parts for the shifter?



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby 3X00-Modified » Tue May 05, 2015 10:02 am

Junk yard, OR go on http://parts.nalleygmc.com/ use their parts guide to search for a factory PN and see if it's still listed.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby hotfored » Tue May 05, 2015 12:12 pm

Yeah no parts available on there. Anyone know of someone who has a complete shifter they want to sell? or if an aftermarket shifter would work? or possibly what would swap from another car or different year?



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby ronaconda » Tue May 05, 2015 2:56 pm

I can get you one from an 89...



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby Rettax3 » Tue May 26, 2015 11:43 pm

If you are still looking, I have a couple of them that I don't need -complete shifter assemblies. I can even get a cable out to you -PM me if interested.


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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby SuzukiGhostRider » Wed May 27, 2015 3:03 pm

I have several complete auto shifter assemblies as well that you could buy from me. Complete, pulled and ready to ship.


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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby AndyHardison93 » Mon May 02, 2016 5:23 pm

Hello. My name is Andy. I have a 1989 Chevy Beretta Base model 2.8L V6. Today my shifter let go while in reverse. It slides freely as if it has become disconnected. I was wondering how it was linked to the shifter cable before I get into so I know it goes back correctly. I don't know if it's a small clip or what connects the actual shifter to the linkage. Thank you for any help you can do or any light you could sheed on this.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby ronaconda » Tue May 03, 2016 11:07 am

There is a post that the cable end slides on to and is held in place by a pin. Either the cable broke or the post on the shifter broke. Also the cable could have come off the arm on the trans.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby AndyHardison93 » Tue May 03, 2016 1:09 pm

Ok thank you very much. After going back to it I can see down into the console. Sliding the shifter down to where 1st gear would be I can see the metal bracket where the cable connects too and it is connected. So I'm thinking that the actual part that you shift with ur hand is disconnected from the metal bracket at the bottom that connects to the cable. So is it connected by some sort of clip or would that require a new shifter all together.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby ronaconda » Tue May 03, 2016 5:40 pm

I'll get a couple pics for you and post them up later.



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Re: automatic floor shifter

Postby AndyHardison93 » Fri May 06, 2016 11:42 am

Ok thank you very much. I'm otw now to the car




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