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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-03-2015, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
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How to Remove Shift Lever Boot

I have a 2009 Cobalt LS automatic transmission, and need to replace the shift lever knob cause the plastic piece you use to depress to shift the trans just falls out. I understand that the shift lever knob has a allen screw you need to loosen or take out to replace the knob but I don't know how to remove the shift lever boot to get to the screw, I just don't want to start prying on things and break something. Can any one tell me how to get this boot off without screwing something up? Thanks in advance.
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You have to twist counter clockwise the part of the booth closest to the bottom of the knob. I just hot glued mine in place.

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How to remove shift lever boot

Coby7, thanks for the help. I wasn't sure if that was the correct way or not. I had watched a youtube video and that's how a guy removed, what looked like a chrome piece from his shift lever, didn't know if that applied to the boot as well. Now I know. Thanks again
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