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5th gear pops out upon accelertion.

My 2000 Ford Escort SE is a manual 5 speed. 5th gear pops out every time I accelerate. All others 1 thru 4 and reverse function properly.
The problem is only with 5th gear.

Is there a simple solution?

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  • emiliocadena Apr 20, 2009

    Thanks for the answer. switched out the old one, works fine now.

    Kudos!!!

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No. linkage most likely you need to get adjusted or
one of it is worn out

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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