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1979 ELDORADO, also had a 1969 Eldorado
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Hi Guys, I have quiet a lot of play with my Gear Lever. The other day the Eldo started in gear, is there an adjustment.?

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Chris....From OZ
 

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Get under the car and locate the shift rod that attaches to the lever on the transmission. The rod should have a bushing around it to fit tightly on the lever. Most fall off over the years leaving wasted motion in that rod. I've used a door hinge bushing kit sold by AutoZone for older Chevy trucks. It has an assortment of brass bushings. One will work, then I use a thin wave washer as well. That rod is adjustable just below the brake booster. A cross shaft comes from the exhaust manifold over to the frame. That rod is held in place by a nut at its upper end. Loosen nut, gently slide the rod into position.
 

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Thank you for the information Carnut, & your prompt response.

Chris....From OZ.
 
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