Sounds as if the linkage is screwed up. Is the replacement new? or used? I'm
not familiar with FMX, but I know from experience that a C4 is different for
a column shift and a floor shift. Same pieces, but the shaft your cable
attaches to has a piece on the inside of the tranny that engages the valve
body. The piece is held on with a nut. Have to remove pan and valve body to
get to it. The shaft that your cable attaches to has a metal piece to accept
the cable. This piece can be pointing up or down, depending on the
application (column vs. floor). If you have a column shift, and the tranny
is set up for a floor shift, your pattern will be reversed, and vice versa.
The floor shift cable attaches from the back, and the column shift cable
attaches from the front. I'm referring to a C4, but an FMX is probably
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