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Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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I need to replace the Gen 3 X Y Shifter and harness... how

Customer Question

I need to replace the Gen 3 X Y Shifter and harness... how difficult is it? I have the parts..
JA: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?
Customer: 2007 Freightliner 60 series detroit
JA: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, i am pretty handy and the shop wants 2800 including parts
JA: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  go-west.. replied 4 months ago.

good evening

the xy is easy to do and all thats required is unplugging it at the top of the tranny from the main tcu harness and the 4 bolts like removing the shifier

the harness is the same story,just pay attention to unplugging in the output and input speed sensors,mark the harness and then compare to the new harness,the connectors are the same and if they accidentally get swapped the transmission won't go into gear,,Good luck and let me know how you do,

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Is there an access panel to get to the top of the tranny?
Expert:  go-west.. replied 4 months ago.
There may be, but you would have to remove the carpet
Better off to drop the driveline and go that way

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