gear shift not aligned, says it's on R but it's really in N

Asked by Sep 30, 2015 at 07:39 PM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed the light bulb in the gear box, when I was done the red line that tells
you if you're on PRND21 is not aligned correctly. Don't know how to fix.

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You might have to take it part again, check to see if something is misaligned and or broken.

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Thanks. I was thinking about doing that, just don't know what I'm looking for once I take it apart again.

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I'm not sure either, maybe someone with a Nissan can reply. Did you check the Nissan forums?

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