Thirdly, solder a new switch to replace the old one.
Fourthly, do the re-installment.
Meanwhile, if you want use another brand switch to replace it. You need to make sure most of the parameters are the same as the primary switch and do some tests. For us, our G9 sealed micro switch can replace perfectly.
All in all, the article is only for reference. People also use other micro switches on shift levers which is dependent on the design. Our G3 series sub-mini microswitch and G10 subminiature micro switch are used in the shift system as well.