Kia Forte: Manual Transaxle Control System / Shift Lever

Kia Forte 2019-2022 (BD) Service Manual / Manual Transaxle System / Manual Transaxle Control System / Shift Lever

Components and components location
Components

1. Shift lever knob & boots
2. Shift lever assembly
3. Select cable
4. Shift cable
5. Retainer

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Remove the knob (A) by pulling it in the direction of upward after removing the boots from the console upper cover.

2.

Remove the floor console assembly.

(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")

3.

Remove the select cable.

(1)

Remove the snap pin (A).

(2)

Remove the select cable (A) from the shift lever.

4.

Remove the shift cable.

(1)

Remove the snap pin (A) in the direction of the arrow.

(2)

Remove the shift cable (A) from the shift lever.

5.

Remove the shift lever assembly (A) after loosening the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque :

8.8 - 13.7 N·m (0.9 - 1.4 kgf·m, 6.5 - 10.1 lb·ft)

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection
1.

Check for proper operation of control shaft lever when operated (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, R gear).

2.

When the shift lever is engaged to "R", check that the skirt is in proper position.

3.

If the gear feels stiff, adjust the control cable length again.

(Refer to Control Cable - "Installation")

Control Shaft Complete
Components and components location Components Location 1. Control shaft complete Repair procedures Removal 1. Shift the gear to "neutral". ...

Control Cable
Components and components location Components 1. Shift lever knob & boots 2. Shift lever assembly 3. Select cable 4. Shift cable 5. Retainer ...

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