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Hey all - I'm looking to replace the piano black shift lever on my 2020, curious if anyone has done it that could tell me how its removed? I've looked online and through some other forums but nothing came up. Thanks in advance!
 

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Are looking to replace it with the base model cover that isn't piano black? Or something else?
 

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I don’t know how, but mine was replaced. The tech said it was easy.
 

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It is easy. Just need to pry down the trim ring on the shifter boot and pull a clip.

Using a plastic panel tool, push/slide down the collar for the flexible boot under the Shifter Knob. This exposes the U clip that holds the Shifter Knob to the shaft. The U clip can easily be slid out towards the dash with just your fingers. The Shifter Knob then comes straight up and off.
 

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Does anyone have the part # for the cover? Thought I saw it in another thread a while back, but search didn’t find it. If part is ”cheap” enough, I’d like to get one and play with xpel or similar. That way if I like it, I’d swap them. At very least, I have a replacement for down the line. Thank.👍
 

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Does anyone have the part # for the cover? Thought I saw it in another thread a while back, but search didn’t find it. If part is ”cheap” enough, I’d like to get one and play with xpel or similar. That way if I like it, I’d swap them. At very least, I have a replacement for down the line. Thank.👍
I found a roll of 3M vinyl on Amazon for $12, just enough to cover it.
Also here is a link to the part(s) Make sure you get the one correct for your trim.

 

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It is easy. Just need to pry down the trim ring on the shifter boot and pull a clip.
Also I guess I should have been more clear, I was looking for how to remove the shift lever cover with the PRND on it, my bad.
 

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Also I guess I should have been more clear, I was looking for how to remove the shift lever cover with the PRND on it, my bad.
The whole top of the console comes off quite easy. See the linked thread on removing the wireless charger. Takes all of 5 minutes.

 

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If I’m looking at the parts list above correctly, it’s 92122F in the diagram. Subaru part # 92126AN00A. That # crosses to all versions of the 2020 Outback and also the Legacy.
Anyone see something different there? Was going to look into ordering one this week.
TIA to all for the help, Ron.
 

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If I’m looking at the parts list above correctly, it’s 92122F in the diagram. Subaru part # 92126AN00A. That # crosses to all versions of the 2020 Outback and also the Legacy.
Anyone see something different there? Was going to look into ordering one this week.
TIA to all for the help, Ron.
That part number is correct. I just ordered one online and had I'm having it shipped to my local dealer. The website had me put in my VIN to make sure I received the correct cover. If you really want to make sure that you get the right one you can always call your dealer and I'm sure they'd be more than happy to help you out. The folks at my dealer have always been kind.
 

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Thanks. From what I can find, VIN shouldn’t matter as there’s only one for all 2020 models/trim levels.
 

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Ok Thanks for pointing that out. Where would I be able to find the different part #’s associated with each then? Odd that they’re not listed as such.
 

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Awesome!!! Thank you(y)(y)(y)
Definitely will want to verify those... the line drawings aren’t great... it’s really hard to tell, and the one part you linked to only shows up on the diagrams for the base trim, nothing corresponding on the other trims. The more I look the more confusing it gets.

Talking with a parts department person would help.

One way to check might be to take yours off and see if any trim pieces have part numbers.
 
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