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2006 chevy cobalt ss: the stock shifter knob off and replace it

Customer Question

i have a 2006 chevy cobalt ss/sc and i was wondering how to take the stock shifter knob off and replace it with a hurst t handle shifter?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 8 years ago.

Transmission Control Lever Knob Replacement

Removal Procedure


    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

    Important: Be careful of cosmetic damage to the emblem. In case of damage, replace the emblem with a new part.

  1. Remove the emblem (1) from the top of the shifter knob.
  2. Cut away the runner protector in the center.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

  3. Mark and drill a 4 mm hole 5 mm deep into the knob, 3 mm from the edge (1) as shown.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

  4. The knob can be removed by screwing a self-threading plate screw with a flat tip (25 x 5.5 mm) into the hole.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

  5. Remove the shifter knob (3) from the shiftier spline (2) and shifter assembly (1).

Installation Procedure

    Important: Use adhesive LoctiteTM 270 with Activator 7471 or Activator 7649. DO NOT operate the lever until the adhesive has dried (approximately 30 minutes).

  1. Apply adhesive to the knob.
  2. Seat the shifter knob over the shifter lever. Ensure the spring and foam rings are correctly seated.
  3. Position and fit the emblem over the shifter knob.
  4. Vacuum and clean any debris.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i just want to change the shifter knob not the whole console. the car is a manual transmission.
Expert:  Dan replied 8 years ago.

This is the shifter knob directions...

Transmission Control Lever Knob Replacement

Removal Procedure


    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

    Important: Be careful of cosmetic damage to the emblem. In case of damage, replace the emblem with a new part.

  1. Remove the emblem (1) from the top of the shifter knob.
  2. Cut away the runner protector in the center.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH
  3. Mark and drill a 4 mm hole 5 mm deep into the knob, 3 mm from the edge (1) as shown.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

  4. The knob can be removed by screwing a self-threading plate screw with a flat tip (25 x 5.5 mm) into the hole.
    Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: SH

  5. Remove the shifter knob (3) from the shiftier spline (2) and shifter assembly (1).

Installation Procedure

    Important: Use adhesive LoctiteTM 270 with Activator 7471 or Activator 7649. DO NOT operate the lever until the adhesive has dried (approximately 30 minutes).

  1. Apply adhesive to the knob.
  2. Seat the shifter knob over the shifter lever. Ensure the spring and foam rings are correctly seated.
  3. Position and fit the emblem over the shifter knob.
  4. Vacuum and clean any debris.