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Anyone have shifter rattle during anytype of acceleration in you M6 GTO?
 

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The shift knob has been known to cause a rattling sound because of its design. It's pressure fit to the shaft instead of threaded. Just pull the knob off and run a piece of electrical tape up one side of the shaft, over the top, and down the other. Press the knob tightly into place -- and you'll be all set. I did this when installing my B&M -- and it has worked like a charm. Can't remember if you have to pull the console cover or not. Either way, it's a simple and effective fix.
 

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b_a_betterperson said:
The shift knob has been known to cause a rattling sound because of its design. It's pressure fit to the shaft instead of threaded. Just pull the knob off and run a piece of electrical tape up one side of the shaft, over the top, and down the other. Press the knob tightly into place -- and you'll be all set. I did this when installing my B&M -- and it has worked like a charm. Can't remember if you have to pull the console cover or not. Either way, it's a simple and effective fix.
You will need to pop the console cover off, as the knob and boot come off as a single assy.

The rattle is very common, and very annoying. I haven't gotten arounf to fixing the damned thing yet, but will soon make the time.
 

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Thanks guys, WTY should cover this but since its so easy i might just do it myself.
 

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Anyone have shifter rattle during anytype of acceleration in you M6 GTO?
Does it go away after car warms up? Thats what mine does, I think its Engin vibration. I know knob not loose I used epoxy on it. Mine is worse after sitting a fiew days If I drive daily goes away prety fast. I have 4K mi and Royal Purple in Trany.
 

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Does it go away after car warms up? Thats what mine does, I think its Engin vibration. I know knob not loose I used epoxy on it. Mine is worse after sitting a fiew days If I drive daily goes away prety fast. I have 4K mi and Royal Purple in Trany.
Mine is always there, warm or cold, hard or soft accel.:willy:
 
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