Broken gear lever ball joint

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Boda_no1
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Broken gear lever ball joint

Post by Boda_no1 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:37 am

Hi guys. I changed the gear knob on my 2005 e87 due to it peeling and falling apart. Created myself a problem now though......... I have broken the plastic surround that the ball sits in at the bottom. Has anyone changed this part before? If so is it easy to get out? Thanks in advance
Sean

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Re: Broken gear lever ball joint

Post by riccie_120i » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:42 pm

have a look at this viewtopic.php?f=11&t=110269&p=1401245#p1401245
and the links within it too. That should give you all you need.

I had to put mine onto ramps as could not remove the clip without getting under the car (some say they can reach the clip from within the car)

Buy a new nylon bearing, about £10 it is a oddle to replace,

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