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Cant select reverse gear.

Hi, recently I have been having problems selecting reverse gear, all forward gears are fine. Could it be low gearbox oil level or a more serious fault? Its a 1996 Mitsubishi L300 Minivan, 2.0L petrol rhd with a 5 speed manual gearbox.
I have tried to remove a 17mm dia bolt on the side of the gearbox so I can top it up with oil but it wont shift.
Many thanks.

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  • downbuild Jun 20, 2009

    Thanks Solasknows for your help, however after draining the gearbox oil and re-filling with new, the problem still remains.

    Could the gear bushes/linkages be worn?

    thanks.

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It should be the oil check level first most likely is that

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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    Carlos Solas Jun 21, 2009

    yes that could be also

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