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My 1997 renault clio 1.2 will not go into5th gear and struggle in the rest.sometimes when i hit 1st its actually in reverse and vice versa

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  • gordo68 Aug 16, 2008

    i've just noticed that where the gearstick linkage enters the gearbox the pin into the gearbox seems to be lying down and when in 2nd or 3rd gear the gearstick moves all over the place

  • ZaidW Mar 23, 2009

    I have a renault clio that will also not go into fifth gear. Having just bought it Im not even sure it has a fifth gear as the gear knob had no markings. Could someone tell me if my car has only four gears?



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Struggling to get gears is usually a sign that the clutch is not completely disengaging from the gearbox, you should get the clutch cable checked for adjustment.

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