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No fifth or reverse

The mechanic at Mr Transmission already put it back on the track for me but it fell off again and I would rather put it back on if I can. Where do I start?

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Just had this happen. Open hood and prop it up. Stand on drivers side shine light down toward transaxle between firewall and battery, nearer to fire wall.

There are two ribbed rubber protective covered arms that come out. One has a pin pointing up at you, and because hidden by hose can be harder to see. I only found it because I knocked this one off trying to fix the other one! This one is the forward backward movement.

Beneath that one and nearer the transaxle is another one, it points to back of car. THAT is the culprit for missing 5th and Reverse. I put a zip tie on it to tide me over until I can get the right retainer put on it.

Hope that helps!

Posted on Jan 17, 2011


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