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My 1989 mustang keeps popping out of first gear. Could this be the gear its self or a synchronizer? If i hold it in first it stays but it pops out if i dont hold it. also this is the only gear that this happens in. sometimes when i pops out and i put it back in. if i push it slowly it feels like the gears are grinding and stuff. Thanks a ton, John

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Probably a worn synchronizer or sliding hub. Another possibility I've seen a few times is a bent shift fork. This is usually the result of abuse or excessive force being applied during hard driving. Inspect the fork and linkages carefully. If no problem found you are looking at removal of the trans for inspection on the bench & repair.

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Its no big dill use the parking brake

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