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Shifter Problem My shifter is messed up. First gear is way over to the left and i cannot get it in first without first putting it into second - both with great difficulty. also, it is very difficult to get it into reverse, and you can now pull the key out in any gear.

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Okay, so, the parts inside and around the shaft of the shifter are almost all plastic.  If you shift too hard, they break easily.  These are easy repairs, for an auto repair shop, but i would recommend that you take it to a transmission specialist to have it done properly.     There is also a part called a "gear linkage," if this part is damaged, the linkages fall out of place, the shifter will get off track.  Linkage systems can get a bit expensive, though.
When i had this problem, i took it to a repair shop, and a washer had fallen off, they had to screw it back on and the whole thing cost $50.  

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