OK here it is … a pic of my knob.

Gear knob
Gear knob

I just had to do it. I was getting fed up of the original broken one. I broke it when I lost reverse gear. Snapped the knob clean off the shaft one day trying to get reverse.

So because of this I took the housing off and had a look at the assembly. I could clearly see what turned out to be an adjuster, so now I have either reverse and 1-4 forward gears, or 1-5 forward gears and no reverse.

I celebrated by buying this new knob which set me back €20 but it was  a necessity. Hope you like it much as I do 🙂

(Typed on an Acer Aspire 8930. Probably the worst laptop I have ever owned or used.)

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