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1968 Camaro shifting prods

I took my car to a mechanic to do basic tune-up on the car and I also needed new tranny/engine mounts. When I got the car back, the gear shifting was completely opposite of what it should have been- 1st gear was in 2nd gears spot (and vice versa) and 3rd gear was in 4th gears spot (and vice versa). If I shifted the car in that way, it drove perfectly. And now the mechanic can't figure out what went wrong- any suggestions?

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I'm assuming its a 4 speed shifter on the floor. More than likely he screwed up the linkage.
Bring it back and tell him to call you when he:
a. Fixes it himself
b. Hires someone to fix it for him.

This isn't not your problem. You didn't screw it up and I'm assuming you paid him $$ to do the work for you.
If he can't fix it in a timely manner. About twice as long as he took to do the work in the first place, Then ask him for the telephone number for his insurance agent and tell them you want to file a claim for damages to your vehicle caused by the mechanic while he was working on your car

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

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    Adam Oct 17, 2013

    I appreciate the response- the only prob is that I don't think he knows exactly what he did wrong so I don't think he knows hoe to fix it!



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I have a s40 1.9d / 2000 plate,
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