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My kick down cable started sticking about a week ago to the point where it will come out and have a lot of slack and then it will not go back in (or recoil so to speak unless I feed it back in with my fingers.). What happens is that the accelerator gets stuck or really stiff and/or the transmission shifts erratically or not at all until I push the cable back in. I have tried adjusting the two nuts that the cable feeds through to change the cable's positioning. This has not helped. I have also searched for a previous thread on the forums that may address whether the cable can simply be lubricated or if it needs to be replaced altogether and what that would entail. I have not found anything that has really helped yet. Has anyone been through this and what would you advise?

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Justin
 

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My kick down cable started sticking about a week ago to the point where it will come out and have a lot of slack and then it will not go back in (or recoil so to speak unless I feed it back in with my fingers.). What happens is that the accelerator gets stuck or really stiff and/or the transmission shifts erratically or not at all until I push the cable back in. I have tried adjusting the two nuts that the cable feeds through to change the cable's positioning. This has not helped. I have also searched for a previous thread on the forums that may address whether the cable can simply be lubricated or if it needs to be replaced altogether and what that would entail. I have not found anything that has really helped yet. Has anyone been through this and what would you advise?

Thank you,

Justin
Should be some answers in this mess...

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Also try the link to K-Jet that I posted on your other thread.
 

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I just had this exact same problem. The cable had rusted and started sticking I had to replace the cable which means dropping the transmission pan. If that's you only car a temporary solution is to disconnect the cable at the top and use the gear selector inside to do your own shifting just be careful not to slide it into reverse.
 

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Thank you. I ended up taking it to a friend of mine and I believe all it needed was a little lubrication. So far, so good.
 
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