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Alright, so i know how the button works, the fact that it allows me to shift, but is it an electronic button, or is it a mechanical lever setup. I want to replace the shifter with an aftermarket knob so if its a momentary switch i have enough electrical/tech knowledge to take a shifter knob without a button and install one, but if its a mechanical setup that sucks, cause I'm out of luck.
 

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Sorry to burst your bubble, but it's mechanical.

If you take off the plastic cover around the gear selector, you'll see that there are little grooves where the button has to be pushed in to be able to move into and out of certain gears.
 

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You should be able to feel that it's a mechanical lockout... especially how you have to press the button in further to get from 2-1 than you have to press to get from 3-2.

What were you thinking of putting on there? I was rocking a shift knob that looked like a Momo Sphere but was set up that you push down on the knob to activate the button and shift.
 

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And you can go from D to N...I've accidentally done that a couple of times and had no clue why I was slowing down.

You can go from 1 to 2 to 3 to D to N without pressing, but you have to press to go from 3 to 2 to 1.
 
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