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Old 05-30-2005, 07:38 AM   #1
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Squeaky sound

hi, i'm getting a squeaky sound everytime i push the shifter to the left side, i don't have to engage in gear i just have to move it to the left side, it sounds like it's coming from the wire linkage from the tranny area. does anyone else have this problem? i'm thinking about bringing it in soon, is it a big issue?


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Old 06-01-2005, 07:22 AM   #2
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any body? it makes this weird squeaky chirp sound everytime, and i'm thinking the linkage could be rusted because of the sheity weather up here in the north. but i'm bringing it into the dealership soon.
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Old 06-01-2005, 12:54 PM   #3
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You could always just pull the surround and boot off, and have a look at it. Maybe it just need some more grease.
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Old 06-01-2005, 09:15 PM   #4
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hmmm..... that's actually a very good idea, i'm such an idiot i never even thought it might have needed grease, i do have the steeda short throw shifter, i don't know if anyone else is having these issues but if you do, please chime in.
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Old 06-02-2005, 12:15 PM   #5
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No squeaks, but I do have the FRPP STS (same as Steeda).
I used the entire tube of grease supplied with the shifter to lube everything up.
Did you not grease yours?
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i have the steeda and only used about half of the grease supplied for the install

(WD40, where did you put all the grease?? I had at least a 1/4" thick layer on all the pivot points and it was gooshing everywhere during the install...
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^^^I had it "gooped" everywhere^^^
Not only on all the shifter components and the inside of the shifter housing,
but I also used some on the cable end fittings, and cable pivot points where they attach to the base of the shifter.
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Old 06-02-2005, 03:53 PM   #8
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i did actually use the grease that came with it, and i have alot left over as well. i had the same problem as revamp did and didn't know where else to put it because it was going everywhere.
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^^^ Yeah, I only used half my tube as well and there was a LOT of it all over the place but I did also put a little on the rod ends too. As for the squeak, not real sure, I guess make sure the bracket is good and tight, and maybe gease the rod ends where they snap onto the shifter.
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