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1990 VW cabrio wont reverse. Seems in gear but only goes forward

Some people claim it's tricky to put these cars in reverse gear, but I am SURE it's being put IN gear and then the car goes forward. Clutch left, down, left somemore and forward!
Feels in gear, but the car moves forward instead. What's up?

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  • klimek_asi Jul 25, 2009

    Thanks for the advice but your reverse function shouldn't just cease in twenty minutes right? Anyone care to take a stab on what's wrong with the car?

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Left and push the shifter into the floor like stabbing down ten it will go left a little more and push forward and you will be on your way in good ol R

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

  • paul campbell Jul 25, 2009

    maybe there is an issue with the synchros in the transmission or the teeth ont the gear are worn enought not to let it engage

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