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2002 Ford Escort Manual Trans wont shiftin 3 or 4th gear but can shift into 1st, 2nd, 5th and R. What could the problem be?

Manual Trans wont shift into 3rd or 4th gear.. can shift it into all the rest.. What could the problem be?

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If the Linkage is not damaged, you are going to need to pull the Transmission out.

The part that went bad is called the SYNCRO's

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SOURCE: 92 FORD T-BIRD 5.0L SPORT TRANSMISSION problem

3RD GEAR IS THE DIRECT CLUTCHES . WHEN THE GROMMET BROKE YOU LOST LINE PRESSURE IN THE TRANSMISSION RESULTING IN BURNING THE CLUTCHES .THE ONLY FIX IS TO REBUILD OR REPLACE TRANNY.BAD DESIGN BY FORD .YOU CAN FIND A BRONZE ONE AFTERMARKET

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SOURCE: 06 ford focus 5spd. no 1st, 3rd, or 5th gear.

It sound like the gear linkage isn,t set up right, you wouldn,t always be able to engage a gear unless you rocked the car.

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SOURCE: 1995 ford f150 4 x 2 4R70W auto trans won't shift

check vacuum and electrical connections

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SOURCE: 1998 ford escort zx2 automatic trans. wont shift

your filter needs 2 be changed. mite be too late. but try that u mite get lucky if you didny drive it 2 long like that

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SOURCE: my ford focus tdi 2003 cant select 1st,3rd or 5th gears.

Car is in limp in mode unless you have the tools to work on automatic transmission you will need to take it to a transmission shop. Of course you can check oil level but I suspect you have other issues.

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