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147 gear selector plate replacement.

I have finally got round to replacing my gear selector plate with a brand new one from Shop4 parts. Unfortunately i can't get the old one out!!

I did not remove the battery or tray as my hands and wrists are skinny enough and i have enough movement. The problem i am having is that i cannot get the cables out of the holders.

I assume that what i need to do is pull the flat metal plate from each cable as this plate would hold the cables tightly in the bracket. These plates are WELDED so tightly that i cannot get them out! I have gripped them with a square ended pair of pliars and pulled as hard as i can and the only thing i managed to remove was the skin from my knuckles!!

Can anyone give me any advice before i give up and drop it in the garage!?


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remove the battery, the tray & piping..... give yourself room to use a longer handled tool.

often times by spending 10 min's extra it saves you an hour's work + skinned knuckles
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Hi all

Does any one have any info or on line web address for alfa parts i can get this gear plate.
many thanks.

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