i have a 5spd prizm lsi and it wont go into 3rd gear what could cause this? on 1993 Geo Prizm

it started scrapping at first i would have to rev the engine for it to go into gear now it just scrapes

by in Lancaster, VA on September 03, 2012
1 answer 4 comments
ANSWER by on September 03, 2012
you have internal issues with either the syncro or the gear itself. Roy
COMMENT by on September 03, 2012
ok cool so i dont need a new tranny?
COMMENT by on September 03, 2012
i did not say that. that will be up to the guy that will check it for you to determine the exact failure Roy
COMMENT by on September 03, 2012
ok thanx
COMMENT by on September 03, 2012
THIS CAR ALSO HAS SHIFT CABLE PROBLEMS. DOES THE SHIFTER FEEL LOOSE OR ABOUT THE SAME? DOES IT GO INTO GEAR WITH ENG. OFF? IF CABLE, GEAR SLECTION WILL BE OFF, IF ALL GEARS IN PROPER POSITION THEN IT IS NOT THE CABLE.