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My 1991 ford escort is not going into 5th or reverse. how do i fix this?

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The synchromesh rings in your manual transmission that allow smooth shifting are worn out and you need to get a good used transmission or a rebuild, sorry but these are far too complicated and special tools for even the above average home mechanic

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Hey I have a problem with my ford laser 1990 the clutch was changed and when I went to drive it I didnt have 5th anymore everytime I go to change into 5th it always grinds plz help


check the linkage set up as 5th and reverse are on the same selector rail
sound like you are trying to get reverse and not 5th

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best advice is dont go 40mph in 5th gear... if you are going up a hill at 40mph in 5th gear i have no doubt that it is jerking, your putting too much stress on the engine. shift up to 4th or 3rd you will be fine. 5th gear is an overdrive gear. 55+mph

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My explorer was in 5th and broke down. Neutral stalls out when i let the clutch out and it wont go in any gears but 5th and reverse,,,help!?


how does the shifter feel.
is it loose
are you sure when you move it that it is changing gears.
if it feels loose or sloppy you may have broke the pin that holds the shifter to the tran
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My 5th gear pops out of gear while driving


Synchronizer is defective. Transmission will have to be removed and repaired. An adjustment might also possibly fix this but not likely. Seek out a professional.

Apr 08, 2010 | 1991 Ford Escort

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5th gear pops out upon accelertion.


no. linkage most likely you need to get adjusted or
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Cant get 5th gear or reverse on ford escort 1.6


This may simply be a case that the gear linkage is twisted too far round to the right, so that when the lever is pushed as far to the right as it can be, its not actually pushing the gearbox over far enough.
Try slackening the clamp bolt(s) and twising the shaft 1-2mm in one direction (the direction that moving the lever to the left is) If its no different or worse, twist it 2-3mm in the opposite direction.

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Timing Belts


Here is a diagram of you timing marks. contact if you need more help. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA. http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/tec_info/1991/ford/escort/1991_ford_escort_timing_belt_diagram_marks.htm

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