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Transmission problems (gear linkage)

Having just renewed the clutch in my ford mondeo i am having problems with the gears. I am able to get 2nd,4th,5th and reverse but when I attempt to get 1st or 3rd gears and release the clutch it jumps out of the selected gear with a grinding noise.

Can anybody help please.

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The gear linkages are not correctly aligned.
Is the gearbox mounting in exactly the same place as when you removed it?
Even a 1/4 inch will offset the gears.
hope this helps

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