My car will not go into reverse.


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.  

6 Answers


Manual or automatic?

40 of 40 people found this helpful.

What are its symptoms?

9 of 9 people found this helpful.

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

14 of 14 people found this helpful.

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?

27 of 27 people found this helpful.

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

7 of 7 people found this helpful.

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.

13 of 13 people found this helpful.

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