Yeah I could seee having to order a whole new shift cable linkage just for this 1 cent part.I don't think that comes by it self might have to get the linkage or Might have to match it up with some thing after market .or get a rubber insert and c clip to fit
If u don't know how it works u can't fix it......Sent from my titan
I didnt take pics sorry! I should have :banghead: But if you could that would be great! I ran zip tie through the shifter cable end and the mount and snugged them tight where it would have orinally been.did you eventually repair that broken piece...I have an 04 and it just happen to me......or do you have a pic of the zip tie repair
Thanks for providing the pics! This seems like its going to be on everyones truck mod list shortly. My zip tie is just fine and I keep a spare in the glove box just in case...but I don't think I will I have any worries.I just had it happen to my 2005, and was able to figure it out before I found this. I was backing out of the driveway, and went to shift to drive, and it felt like the column shifter just broke loose, and freaked me out. Pushed the truck back into the driveway, shut off the engine, but couldn't get it to turn off completely, as it was stuck in ACC. First thought was that the transmission went out, but logic kicked in and made me realize the transmission would not make the shifter act like that. Took the covers off the steering column, moved the gear shifter, and saw the linkage just hanging as the shifter was moving. Same as other people, the plastic piece had shattered into a bunch of pieces. Got a zip tie, tightened it down as much as possible, and good to go.
Now I wonder how many people this has happened to, they get the truck towed to Nissan or wherever, and are then told it's a transmission issue, when in fact it's a .10 piece of plastic.
No problem, I figure it may save someone from freaking out, or getting taken by an auto repair shop.
Gotta say GO CANES... first miami fan ive seen on hereNo problem, I figure it may save someone from freaking out, or getting taken by an auto repair shop.
I see we think alike. I put a few spare zip ties in the center console for just in case. My only concern is how long the zip tie plastic may actually hold with the movement on the linkage. I set a reminder on my phone to check once a month, until I feel certain it's going to hold.