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Hey guys,

Picked up my 05 Elise last week. So far so good but one little thing that's been bugging me is the shift knob (not the shifter mechanism) is loose. As in, it will rotate slightly clockwise-counterclockwise on the shaft and it's driving me NUTS :facepalm . I tightened what looks like a set screw on the front of the knob, which worked briefly but then loosened again. Don't really want to overtighten

Any suggestions?

Thanks- Tyler
 

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If memory serves correct, there's a set screw that holds the shift knob in place. I'd check to see if that is tightened.
 

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What worked for me was to remove the set screw, undo the knob, (screw off counter clockwise), clean it, put a dab of blue lock tight on the shifter threads, and reinstall knob till tight. Then replaced the set screw snug, with a dab of blue lock tight on it. Problem solved.
 

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What worked for me was to remove the set screw, undo the knob, (screw off counter clockwise), clean it, put a dab of blue lock tight on the shifter threads, and reinstall knob till tight. Then replaced the set screw snug, with a dab of blue lock tight on it. Problem solved.
Best advise! However use blue not red or green!
 

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Maybe try one of Jim Clayton's balls. Excellent - they screw on tight, no pattern to align to, no set screws.
 

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Blue loctite worked for me too. The set screw doesn't set all that well.
 
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