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Lost 3rd gear

Driving the car. Stopped at a traffic light. Started out, went through 1st and 2nd, but, no third gear. No previous indication of problems. Is this possible fluids problem, or hardware?

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  • Retired Ron Jan 06, 2009

    manual transmission, 1.0 liter.

  • Retired Ron Jan 06, 2009

    I'll check it out. Thanks.


    Ron

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    is this an automatic trans?

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On these cars the issue is usually worn shifter bushing's, replace all of them,

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