SI2Kit (black bushing)

The SI2Kit fits several different cable ends depending upon Year, Make, Model.  The installation is the same regardless of cable end.  The picture below illustrates some of the various cable ends that the kit will fit.

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1. Set the parking brake or block the wheels. Place the transmission lever in park. You can verify its position by checking the PRNDL indicator inside the vehicle or trying to move the vehicle. It shouldn't roll very far if the park pawl is engaged. Next, access the shift cable end. It's underneath the vehicle, about where the front right side of the driver's seat would be. If your bushing is broken, the cable will probably be hanging down slightly.

2. If there are any remains of the old bushing, remove them from the cable end with a right-angle pick or small screwdriver. Be sure to get all the small bits and pieces.

3. Line up the tapered end of the bushing with the cable end so that the tapered end is facing away from the shift lever pin, as in the diagram below.

4. Install the bushing into the shift cable end by pushing the bushing into the cable end. Start by using the cupped end of the tool like a shoehorn to get the bushing about halfway in. After that, use the blunt end of the tool to drive the bushing all the way in to the cable.

5. Install the cable end onto the transmission lever by pressing it with your thumb. Place your thumb over the opposite end of the hole while doing this.

6. Before starting the vehicle, test the shift cable by moving it from Park to first gear and back several times.

7. Don't forget to remove the wheel blocks and disengage the parking brake.