[Vwdiesel] Re: [Audi-VW-Diesels] where is neutral?

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sun May 18 10:25:38 EDT 2003

Dennis Pantazis wrote:
> greetings all:
> i had my shift mechanism apart to change bushings and the like. my problem is
> getting the shifter re-aligned.
> i made register marks on the rod and clamp, but as i could not engage 5th
> before. i was hoping that it was shifter mis-aligment and not a toasted 5th
> gear.
> i am thinking of making a wooden plug out of plywood, the size of the shifter
> well in the console and putting a hole the size fo the shifter rod in the center
> to hold the shifter in the right place so i can tighten the clamp on the rod
> underneath to locate it properly.
> is center of the shifter throw neutral? bently shows a special tool (of course).


I'm assuming an A2?  If so, the fore/aft spacing is supposedly the same as the thickness of a cassette tape (or case).


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