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Car won't let me go into 3rd,5,or reverse

Started out not wanting to go into 5th then reverse went out.

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  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    1997 Mirage DE won't go into reverse, 2nd, 4th, or 5th. No warning signs just quit. (5-speed) Was waorking fine now all I have is 1st and 3rd

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GET A NEW CLUTCH , I WOULD SAY .

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

  • lkm1220 Sep 23, 2011

    I also have a 1997 5-speed Mirage and had a similar problem. For a while I just lost reverse, then could only get it in 1st, 3rd and 5th. Turns out a clip that holds the cable down to the mounting was missing, allowing the cable to move around. This is easy to get to, under the hood, and not difficult to fix. Good luck!

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