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I own a 99 Nissan Altima
>SE Limited. I was replacing the stock automatic
>shifter with the Levoc Automatic shifter w/od. Slight
>problem. I made a huge screw-up. When cutting the
>over-drive wires, I guess the white sleeve covering
>the actual two wires was placed a lot higher, so when
>I cut it, the actual two wires ended up being much
>lower into the shift box than I needed it. After a
>couple of hours of fiddling and managing to grab hold
>of it, connecting it to the shifter wires did not give
>me any connection to O/D. Do you have any ideas or
>solutions for that? Should I possibly use wire
>strippers to get the actual metal wiring on the two
>wires to intertwine? Does either wire need to go to a
>particular one on the other end? Right now I used the
>connectors that came with the shifter and it didn't
>work. I'll be driving my car a lot in the meantime,
>and I'm pretty sure that the O/D is on, which is what
>I need. It was on before I split the wires, so that
>would mean it stays that way, if I'm correct?
>Everything else is OK for the most part. It took a
>lot of time to find a good screw that fit the shifter
>to the metal boot. It's tricky to get it to find the
>right spot so you can get your keys out in PARK
>position. But while doing that, the shifter gets a
>little looser than I'd like it, it's in place and
>sturdy, but not tight to the limit. I guess that's
>how that works? Please get back to me at your
>earliest convenience, I didn't know who else to ask
>about this issue. Thank you.
 

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So ur saying that u hooked up the two wires again to the levoc wires? Correct, i shouldnt matter if u get on emixed up or not! But im not sure maybe ur not getting a good connection between the two wires!
-Smacko
 

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Wiring possible problem

I guess it's the wiring that's the problem, it's such a pain to work with. I'll have to splice and tie them together, see if it works. Other than that, it seems all right, that screw thing is annoying but it's not bad actually. Appreciate any help that anyone might be able to give me.
 

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...Should I possibly use wire
>strippers to get the actual metal wiring on the two
>wires to intertwine?...

you answered your own question...(that's no fun):eek:

stick with it, it's worth the hard work(says me, after removing my
center console 3-4 times during my shift knob install)
 

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re: atakm

Question, when you say you removed your center console, do you mean the whole assembly or that portion around the shifter area? Did you have to remove it because of the wiring issues?
 

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about the whole thing about gettin the keys out when in park....did u get that little round metal piece that came with the shifter? well unscrew the white ramp lookin piece that the button presses down and screw on the round one....(if u did not already do that) that is what i had to do to get mine to work..try it.
 

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When i put my Levoc shifter on you either have to push the button twice in a row or tap it just enough so it will go on. Is that how it's supposed to be? Other then that everything is all good.
 

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808Altima said:
When i put my Levoc shifter on you either have to push the button twice in a row or tap it just enough so it will go on. Is that how it's supposed to be? Other then that everything is all good.

i was wonderin the same thing.. mine is the same way so i guess its normal....??:confused:
 

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Re: re: atakm

sibu said:
Question, when you say you removed your center console, do you mean the whole assembly or that portion around the shifter area? Did you have to remove it because of the wiring issues?
I removed most parts that prevent me from accessing the od wire connector(section that covers the handbrake, radio, etc...),

The idea was that I wanted to remove the old shift knob without cutting the wires in the middle, you would have to disconnect the wires at the harness connector instead... So, i set about rmoving the console pieces to get the the harness connector.

At first I thought the connector was only for the OD, but I soon found out that other wires also share that wire harness, so, I gave up and just cut the OD wires in the middle and left the connector as is. I'm not electrically savvy and didn't want to make any(read: too many) irrepairable damage.
 
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