My car will not go into reverse.

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Asked by Sep 26, 2007 at 02:09 AM about the 2002 Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car can go forward but not in reverse.  

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Manual or automatic?

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What are its symptoms?

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put two fingers under shift knob, lift to compress spring and place it reverse

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I have an SVT focus(manual), same problem. I tried to adjust the Orange mount, but with no success of finding reverse... all the other gears work fine... know of any secret that might help me?

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those springs have a tendency to come out of the little slot on the little part you pull up i have the lx but my friend has a se and it's happened to him before but that little spring is what lets you go into reverse so if it's out by a little it's going to fuck with you

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i have a problem with my transmission (2003 focus automatic) and the gears clunk with also when i first start it, it doesn't go in reverse but when it does it slips out.

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