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What should i check first

I can from first thru fifth, but want go in reverse.

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Since it's a manual transmission, the synchronizers are probably worn out. When you want to put it in reverse, SLOWLY let out the clutch while trying to put in reverse; it will usually glide in and then will allow you back up as you normally would.

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The reverse gear is burned out you need to either rebuild the tranny or replace the tranny

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