I was driving and the shifter would only go into 5th gear.. why is that? on 1993 BMW 318i

not sure what could be wrong with the shifter but need to know how to fix it..

by in Scottsburg, IN on April 19, 2011
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ANSWER by , April 19, 2011
while you have the vehicle raised on a lift, have someone operate the gearshift. it could either be a shifter issue or it's inside the transmission.
COMMENT by , April 20, 2011
Is there a way that we can see if it is the shifter or not? We thought it was the shifter bushing that broke. but don't know how to get the shifter out. any ideas?