V70 XC AWD L5-2.4L Turbo VIN 56 B5254T (1998)
Shifter M/T: Service and Repair
Shift Knob and Boot (Gaiter)
1. Remove shift lever knob
Cut away the outer knob sleeve with a knife
Remove inner sleeve using pincers to expose circlip.
2. Remove shift lever boot (gaiter)
Remove cover panel from underneath parking brake lever
Remove shift lever boot (gaiter) from tunnel bracket by pushing on rear bellows fastening from underneath via the hole under the parking
Pull boot (gaiter) off lever.
3. Install shift lever boot (gaiter)
Locating stub on bellows ring must fit into locating groove on shift lever.
Push ring down until it reaches the lower locking groove.
Install shift lever bellows in tunnel bracket: press hooks in front home first, then snap fittings on side and rear.
Install cover panel underneath parking brake lever.
Install shift lever knob.
Match locating lug on shift lever knob to guide groove on shift lever and push down to locking slot.