Question about 1997 Pontiac Sunfire
Cant shift into reverse 2nd 4th gears
These type's of symptom indicates a failed transmission in a GM car.
Posted on Oct 26, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Most likely is a shift silenoid. You can go to autozone and have them read the codes for you. Then you will know for sure.
Posted on Nov 06, 2009
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It's gotta be the cable/linkage. You just have to inspect them and see if something is worn or snapped. They get old and crusty and need to be replaced eventually. I had to replace my shift cable on my 86 se with the 5-speed getrag.
Hopefully it's not the actual tranny....?
Posted on May 28, 2010
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Apr 02, 2017 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks
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AS you said there is problem with 2nd, 4th and Reveres gear if you observe all gear are position is to down side or one side all gear have to shift one direction , it seems problem with gear box , need to open and check gear box assy.
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