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The that holds shift lever on keeps coming loose should I

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the nut that holds shift lever on keeps coming loose should I add a lock washer or thread lock ?
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: 2000 buick century , original trans but I recently had the solonoids replaced that is when problem started
JA: Are you fixing your Century yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes the car would not go in park and would not let key out I tightend nut and that solved the problem but I don't want it to keep happening
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

yes add locktight to it as that nut should be a self locker and the odds are the self locking park of the nut is not there anymore or you can add a lock washer under it

either way that should stop it from loosening up

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Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

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