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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, Loose Shifter Linkage???? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Just did mine this evening , about 30-45min job. I used a piece of fuel hose cut in half long ...
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    Just did mine this evening , about 30-45min job. I used a piece of fuel hose cut in half long ways,then cut the width the same as linkage. Then put TWO flat water hose washers on EACH side of linkage and it made it very snug and tight fit to where it linkage cant swing without force. Will get pictures if anyone wants them. Thabks to Fellow guys that helped out

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    Re: Loose Shifter Linkage????

    I too have the shifter linkage problem,how did you access it? From removing the shifter itself ?

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    I jacked up the passenger side, crawled underneath looked on the right passenger side of tranny, there is a shaft/nut and a rod that connects to.the shifterlever coming out of the floor pan. Then un screwed the 10mm nut let it hang.and with one hand held the connecting rod and with a 13mm wrench unbolted the rod that.connects to the tranny..

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    Pics would be awesome!

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    This weekend cause I got school and am loaded with work. Sorry

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    No problem,i figured it out, it was pretty easy!

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    Sounds alot better ey. Now I just have to fix the rear clunk when I press and release the gas and front squeky noise. And any other bushings I can buy.

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    Re: Loose Shifter Linkage????

    Quote Originally Posted by 956Caddy View Post
    I jacked up the passenger side, crawled underneath looked on the right passenger side of tranny, there is a shaft/nut and a rod that connects to.the shifterlever coming out of the floor pan. Then un screwed the 10mm nut let it hang.and with one hand held the connecting rod and with a 13mm wrench unbolted the rod that.connects to the tranny..
    I replaced my shift rod with the correct adjustable one. The shifting has been sloppy ever since. So, I jacked the car up and revisited the installation. I discovered that the adjustable piece was shipped and installed loose so it could be adjusted when installing. I then tightened the nut - 10mm- and she works like a new one. Be sure to tighten that item or it will shift sloppy.

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    Re: Loose Shifter Linkage????

    Sounds like some fraudulent shop did some motor mounts.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sgm975 View Post
    I have a 2005 Cadillac STS with 33,000 miles, just dropped it off in the shop yesterday. Same noise, was the transmisison linkage cable and engine mounts. I bought an extended warranty with the car and thank god it's getting picked up by them. The car also has a small coolant leak. It's very odd because my car has always been garaged, no accidents, with all maintenance done and no after market parts. I love my Cadillac but I just can't believe at 33,000 Miles it can have these problems.

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    Re: Loose Shifter Linkage????

    Thank you for this thread! This is exactly the information i was looking for!
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