Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Shifter knob

(2004 Volvo V40)
in Renton, WA on June 09, 2009
How do I release the shifter knob to replace it? My old knob has a broken button.
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on June 10, 2009
If you have the early style S40, you have to disconnect the boot from the know, then pull the shifter knob straight up. This can be tricky since they are very tightly pressed on the shifter. You have to grab it tight, and pull quickly upwards in one quick motion. Getting the new one one can be tricky too. The new knob from Volvo can be very tight and sometimes needs a little modification with a file to get it to go on correctly. Good Luck!
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
Automatic with overdrive
The knob on the end of the shifter is broken and the wires are broke off evenly so I need a quick solution to keep it...
Didn't find what you were looking for?