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Wont shift into gear when stoped

(1990 Volkswagen Jetta)
in Saint George, UT on September 11, 2009
car when at stop light when i go to shift goes into gear but drags tried shifting into another gear and does the same 1st and 2nd seem to be the worst but other are following at times could low transmission oil be the cause or is this a sign clutch or transmission are slipping or gone
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of Greg Solow's Engine Room on September 11, 2009
The drive between the transmission and engine are not being broken. I am pretty sure your car has a clutch cable it could be the problem, a failing cable could cause too much clearance causing the engine to transmission not to break the drive between the two.
on June 21, 2011
it wont change gear i change transmission but still thesame
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