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My 1990 mazda miata mx5 has a problem with the shifter it wont go into 3,4,5,R but will go into 1,2 gears but wont engage the transmission in those gears it wants to bog out and die or try to go into reverse its like its stuck in reverse and its locking up my gear box and wont shift into any other gear but the one thats stuck in and i wont go into 3,4,5,R gears even tho its wanting to go in reverse

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you have to reset your is kind of have to pump the gas pedal three times on the third time hold it to the floor turn the ignition to on position then off then start the car it should reset it..

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The fill pipe is right back there. Check to see if a hose has been damaged. Check the spout area, is there a overflow pipe or a seam that could be leaking into the trunk?

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Check the shift cable that goes between the shifter and the transmission. If it's damaged internally it will not move properly and the condition you stated will be a symptom. Easiest way to check it is to disconnect the transmission end of cable and see if it moves freely. If not, replace it.

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You will have to remove the center console and then the shifter asm. look down inside where the shifter goes and you will see 3 selectors one will be out of position. You will need to pop it back inline with the other 2. After that look at the bottom of the shifter ther should be a bushing on the very end, if it is not there you will need to get one from your dealer, they are like 8 dollars and then you just pop it on and reasemble in reverse order and you should not have any more trouble.

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