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1991 manual jetta won't shift into 5th gear. can I replace the linkage myself or should I have a mechanic do it?

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Unless you are familiar with working on VW's and have the Bentley service manual for your Jetta, it's probably best to let a VW mechanic or someone who is familiar with them to work on this problem. Special tools are required to properly adjust the shifting cables.
The problem may not be the linkage but a worn shifter. You will still need the service manual to do this right. You can get it at BentleyPublishers.com. Hope this helps.

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