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Cant get shifter stick into 5th gear

I can not get into 5th gear at all, the stick will not shift into 5th.

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Hi,i have a 900 with the b204i, i had the same problem, the clutch was dead at my car and the gerabox oil was black like the road. saab bring later a new oil for gearboxes 80W-90 fully synthetic, i give my saab this oil ad a new clutch kit and the problems were away, and after 1000 kilometres the gear switching was very easier as before!
sorry for the bad english.
best wishes from germany!

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SOURCE: 5th gear failure and top stoped working

You may need to adjust the shift linkage. As far as the roof check the fuse; if the fuse is good; it could be the switch or the convertible motor.

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