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I was changing out the valve cover gasket on my 1996 Cherokee, and was moving the cables and bracket out of the way. Throttle cable uses a ball and socket, cruise control uses a slip on clip, and the kickdown cable uses the same kind of clip.

Not sure what I did, but the kickdown clip broke off at the place where it attaches with the other cables to the throttle lever.

I just got new tires... Is there a quick and dependable way to fix this?

Thank you,
-William
 

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Best to show us a pic
 

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Sorry, I don't have a way of getting a good pic in right this moment, but this thread will show what I'm taking about:
 

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You won't find a quick fix for that. You will need another cable. Wrecking yard is your friend there
 

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I was changing out the valve cover gasket on my 1996 Cherokee, and was moving the cables and bracket out of the way. Throttle cable uses a ball and socket, cruise control uses a slip on clip, and the kickdown cable uses the same kind of clip.

Not sure what I did, but the kickdown clip broke off at the place where it attaches with the other cables to the throttle lever.

I just got new tires... Is there a quick and dependable way to fix this?

Thank you,
-William
If it is the same clip that is used on the cruise control end, they sell a repair kit for it on Amazon.
 

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I was changing out the valve cover gasket on my 1996 Cherokee, and was moving the cables and bracket out of the way. Throttle cable uses a ball and socket, cruise control uses a slip on clip, and the kickdown cable uses the same kind of clip.

Not sure what I did, but the kickdown clip broke off at the place where it attaches with the other cables to the throttle lever.

I just got new tires... Is there a quick and dependable way to fix this?

Thank you,
-William
There is kknd of a quick fix. You can use a hot knife or even a dremel. You can cut the back of a new clip to get the cable off. Slip it on the old cable and use a plastic epoxy to seal up where you cut. Fixed
 

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I was changing out the valve cover gasket on my 1996 Cherokee, and was moving the cables and bracket out of the way. Throttle cable uses a ball and socket, cruise control uses a slip on clip, and the kickdown cable uses the same kind of clip.

Not sure what I did, but the kickdown clip broke off at the place where it attaches with the other cables to the throttle lever.

I just got new tires... Is there a quick and dependable way to fix this?

Thank you,
-William
Amazon sells a repair kit to fix this problem.
ATP Automotive YR-100 Detent Cable End
 
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