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1993 Pontiac Sunbird Question: lost gears



temcmch, 3.1L V6, Sunbury, PA, August 02, 2010, 22:12

was starting out from first gear,when I got to 4th and going into 5th its like something became disconnected from the shifter,could move shifter knob around without no grinding,like there was no gears to go to.I think I know what it is but wanted some suggestions before I make final decision on what to do.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, August 03, 2010, 00:19

    Your car has two shift cables, get a friend to move the shift linkage while you look at the movement of the linkage, see if a retaining clip has come off. If not support the vehicle and check the cables from underneath.

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    temcmch, August 03, 2010, 08:48

    thank you

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