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Can't find 5th gear on my Jetta gearbox

Recently installed a new second hand 5 speed gearbox on my Jetta 2. For some reason can't find 5th gear, feels like it's a 4 speed gearbox, took it back to the garage and they swore it's a speed and even a mechanic told me it's 5 speed. Maybe it's the linkages or something, i dont know much about gearboxes. Should i get a new one, or is the solution something else?

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Get a new one froma reliable source. It may be a 5 speed gearbox but it sounds like the synchros are gone on that one.

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    karen Feb 27, 2014

    Thanks, sorry a new what gear box?

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