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automatic,shifter noise,good laugh on me!

hey guys,just an FYI.
i heard this little rattle coming from my shifter,i have full dual on my car,and the car has a little more vibration to it. anyway,i decided last night to remove the little screw and see whats goin on!
i pulled up and it disconnected the O/D wire. well you think no big deal,well take a look,trust me,no room for hands. so i took apart my entire center counsel,and removed the shifter cover tower just to attach a little wire.[absolutly no slack in the wire!] wait it gets better!! the center of the shifter has this little push down rod,so you can change gears [very fragile piece also!], DONT TURN IT!! i did, it went flying, i cant even go into the details,but by this time i was ready to puke and crap myself at the same time. luckily i am pretty good with taking stuff apart and reassembling. i got it all back together and working like nothing ever was touched, but MAN! dont touch this stuff unless you are prepared for the worse thing to happen. oh yeah, it still rattles just my luck.
just thought you guys would get a laugh! i am know,but not last night! happy motoring

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Lol, note to self.. dont touch the auto shifter in my ride- leave it alone.. (luckily mine doesn't rattle)


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Well at least you were able to get it back together!

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yeah,but i was panicing for a while, i was like,how am i gonna explain this to the wife! would not have been a cheap repair.
got very lucky,very!

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The best way to learn about your car is to brake it and or take it apart and ultimately put it back together. Your recent situation built both Mustang Knowledge and Character.

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wow.... that doesn't sound like a very fun way to spend a few hours...... glad it got back together. Its not like you can even buy an aftermarket one if its broken to try and smooth things over with the wife..

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I love it! I can just picture you talking to your wife if you hadn't been able to get it back together.

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Nothing like those self-inflicted ones!

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