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Then you may need new shift linkage bushings. Go ahead and try to order them...you will find out you need to purchase an ENTIRE shift assembly. GM does not sell these bushings alone. According to Luke at Lindsay Cadillac this is becoming a more fairly common issue. I have a polyurethane cure coming in two weeks or less! When I went to put my Katech short shift in, the white bushing simply disintegrated in my hand. This is a DIFFERENT bushing than the UUC shift bushing. You can see the black bushing on my assembly, THAT is the UUC poly shift bushing that most people get to tighten up their shifter. Installing that definitely helps, IF that is what your issue is. Some people are having the white linkage bushing fail as well. Keep in mind, my car only has 52k miles on it. Anyways, I'm getting a few made. Two for me, and two spares for anybody who is willing to be a distributor of them as well. It's costing me $150 to get them initially made, but after that I can get them much cheaper. From what I understand, some short shifts include a replacement METAL bushing instead. I have no idea why they would want metal due to noise and vibration. Poly is the way to go. If you dont want to go with a short shifter, yet your shifter has a lot of play...chances are you need these as well as the UUC shift bushing. So who all is interested in these? I do NOT have a picture of the finished product since it is currently getting fabricated, but its going to be the exact same as stock but in polyurethane, which wont crumble like the cheap stock plastic stuff.