BMW Shifter Handle Parts
BMW has always put their desire for quality and innovative designs at the front of their brand, which has escalated them into being one of the German big three of automakers, alongside Audi and Mercedes. Their reputation for quality has been put in their products, as well, especially their shifter handle parts. All manual transmission BMW vehicles have gear shift knobs in the floor or the center console. Lots of newer model automatic transmissions also have the gear shifter in the middle of your BMW. The knobs of the shifter are usually made of plastic and leather. In time, the leather can become worn out or become scratched, taking away from the fresh look you are going for. In these instances, you can take out the older and worn shifter knob and replace it with a brand new one. When replacing your BMW’s shifter knob the first thing you need to do is pull up your parking brake in order to keep it from rolling while you put in the new shifter knob. Move the gear shift knob to either second, fourth, or reverse, if it is a manual transmission. If your BMW has an automatic transmission, make sure you first place the gear shifter in neutral. Grab the base of the gear shift knob in your hand and feel the base where it joins to the shaft. Press down on the plastic ring at the base to pull it from the shaft and then grab the top of the knob in one hand and pull upward with to take the knob off of the shaft. If you have questions about BMW’s shifter handle parts or components, the FCP Euro team and website are always close by and willing to assist you.
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If you cannot see the base of the shaft in your BMW’s shifter, this may be because it is covered in rubber. In this case, your BMW’s knob is not attached with a clip. To take these off, tap below the knob once or twice with a rubber mallet and push the knob up. Overall, a new shift knob will help you modify and set your BMW apart from the rest. Learning to install your automatic shift knob yourself is a simple process, regardless of your mechanical knowledge. It is important to make sure the shift knob is totally secure before operating your vehicle. A loose shift knob can be a dangerous to you and others. FCP Euro's effectual and cultivated call center specialists are continuously reachable and ready to answer any questions you have. If you are not sure about which shifter handle part or component is needed for your BMW, FCP has an enormous line up for the BMW brand. Check out the FCP Euro website for all parts, as well as our updated inventory. If you have questions, would like to put in a phone order, or just have feedback, do not waver in giving FCP Euro a call at 877-634-0063 to connect with our service friendly team.