V70 XC AWD L5-2.4L Turbo VIN 56 B5254T (1998)
Stand socket in hot water for a while.
Press socket onto shift lever ball, lubricate using grease part No. 1161236-3, or equivalent.
4. Put shift lever housing on bench
Check that O-ring in aluminium bracket seat is undamaged and lying flat against the bottom.
Fit ball and socket joint and skim lever to shift lever housing.
Use drift tool No. 999 2412 and underlay ring tool No 999 2852, or equivalents.
Tap ball and socket joint into place in shift lever housing.
5. Lubricating link plate bushings and ball and socket joints with grease part No. 1161236-3, or equivalent.
Link plate bushings onto shift lever housing.
Ball and socket joint to shift link rod
Link plate to shin lever housing.
At the same time, guide link plate onto shin lever link rod and fit washer and clip.
6. Fit shift lever housing
See steps 10 through 14 of Selector Cable, M/T replacement. See: Shift Linkage/Shift Cable/Service and Repair
Lubricate selector cable ball and socket joints with grease part No. 1161236-3, or equivalent.
If shift lever knob and boot (gaiter) have been removed, install these when shift lever housing and tunnel console are in place.
For Installation, see step 3 of Shift Knob and Boot Replacement. See: Shift Knob and Boot (Gaiter)