Ford Escape transmission shift cable kit allows you to quickly and easily repair your shift selector cable by replacing the bushing. The patented (US patent #10,619,723 and #10,215,273) driver and custom molded replacement bushing ensures a quality repair with ease. A professional can perform this repair in under 10 minutes, average time for a non-professional is less than 15 minutes. This bushing is made from a material that was designed to outlast the factory bushing and includes everything needed to install. Bushing Fix® CH1KIT™- Transmission Shift Cable Bushing Repair Kit ™; (US Patent # 10,215,273 and US Patent # 10,619,723).
The kit includes DIY instructions, custom molded bushing, grease packet, and patented installation tool.
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This kit fits the following vehicles:
(Automatic transmission produced before 12/02, North American market. Fits both ends of the cable)
2001, 2002, 2003
Fits Cable Ends Similar to:
Warranty InformationLifetime replacement warranty against defects in material or production. This warranty does not cover improper installation. For replacement, we may require pictures of failed parts and/or descriptions of failure, and return of the failed parts.
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The easy part is putting the bushing on , clearing a path to do it is a little more tedious , but im glad this part was available
As with most things on newer vehicles these days, we are not meant to work on them. But with places like BushingFix, we are able to repair the small items without having to go to the auto shop for a big ticket repair.
Part fit perfectly and was very easy to install. I found additional info from third party YouTube videos that helped as well. Basically, the steps to repair the under-hood connection are:
- remove battery
- remove air filter housing
- now you can reach the connection easily
- unlock and reposition the gear shifter by popping the small tab on the top of the steering column and pushing the override down
- push the gear selector under the hood all the way to reach park
- replace the bushing in the arm
- snap the arm back on to the shaft
- put the air filter housing and battery back in
- drive away!
For once, something that was as easy to fix and use as is advertised. I was told I needed an new shift cable for my 2002 Ford Escape. Turned out I just needed a new bushing to attach the cable to the shift arm. Even with having to squeeze my large forearm down the back of the engine, I still had this installed in less than 10 minutes. Hear that? No special tools, no mechanic...10 minutes! Saved a lot of money in parts and labor and the car is good to go.
Was a breeze to install and a great fit,... more permanent and secure than my nylon tie wraps !
You'll need to remove the air box especially if you have cruise control.
Works as it should
Expensive for what it is.
it took a little longer to install, but then i don't do this type of thing every day. all in all it works and a done deal.
Quick easy fix ,cheaper than buying the whole cable. Very fast shipping too.
Took more time to remove air box than it did to pop new bushing in. Great product.