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It shifts into 3rd and 4th.But the stick is all over the place and loose.It won't go over to 1st,2nd,5th or reverse.

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Howie I would go to a parts store or ebay and get a saturn shifter bushing repair kit. They cost about
20 bucks. If you can get the console out, then you can do this repair. If you have high speed access take a search on www.youtube.com for saturn shifter and i am sure there are videos of folks pulling the console and doing the bushing swap.

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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My Saturn did the same thing - twice. Where the clutch cables connects to the shifter box(??) there is a little clip that had fallen off. The first time this happened, the mechanic told me that I needed to replace the whole shifter box - costing me $400 dollars. The second time - about two years later a different mechanic charged me $15 for the clip and labor.

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SOURCE: 5th gear went out yesterday

time to put a new tranny in that jet most of the time it costs to much to repair it then replace it i have done may tranny rebuilds and replacements to me i would just tell you to replace it at least you will get a better warrentee and stuff

Posted on Feb 27, 2011

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