how do I adjust the shifting linkage on my 1988 Ford Festiva, it's sloppy loose.

Asked by Sep 16, 2015 at 09:34 PM about the 1988 Ford Festiva LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The shifting lever is really loose.

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Yeaaah.. they all get loose at some point. It is the washers/spacers where the linkage connects to the post near the trans. AdvancedDynamics? did a really good write up on upgrading that setup but you can find good info on

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