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I own a 1996 subaru outback and can get it to go in all the gears except 5th gear. What may be the problem?

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When you say you can get it to go into all gears except 5th .Dose it shift good in all other gears. This could be a problem with one of the clutch cylinders . Subaru has a pritty good transmissiom and if you are not haveing a problem with 4th gear i would think clutch . Look under the dash board at the clutch pedal on the inner fire wall if there is oil on it the master clutch needs to be replaced . Also check the fluid resivor if that is low there is likely a leak in the clutch system and if fluid can get out then air is getting in . The olny other thing besides the transmission needs to be rebuilt is the shift tower its at the base of the stick shift and is pretty much a unit including the stick and the parts attached to it . Look for these things and hopefuly its not a shifting fork inside the transmission

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