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

 

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meechie31, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Lancaster, VA, September 03, 2012, 15:40
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it started scrapping at first
i would have to rev the engine for it to go into gear
now it just scrapes

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    mastertech6371 September 03, 2012, 15:45
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    you have internal issues with either the syncro or the gear itself.

    Roy

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    meechie31, September 03, 2012, 15:47
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    ok cool
    so i dont need a new tranny?

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    mastertech6371, September 03, 2012, 15:52
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    i did not say that. that will be up to the guy that will check it for you to determine the exact failure

    Roy

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    meechie31, September 03, 2012, 15:56
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    ok thanx

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    pushrod, September 03, 2012, 17:04
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    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.

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