cant get reverse on my festiva but goes foward in all gears

Asked by Dec 14, 2015 at 08:33 PM about the 1993 Ford Festiva

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

805

Automatic or manual trans???

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Hi Manual 5 speed 1997

Sorry 1999

805

i am not aware of a Festiva sold in the US in 99. That being said, manual transmissions are very expensive to repair. The best bet is picking up a used one at a junkyard and having it installed. You should check and make sure that both shift rods/cables are attached at the transmission. I have seen similar vehicles with a loose shift rod...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thank you I am in Australia maybe that's why a 1999 model, do u have a u tube link that shows me this to check before I go and seek gearbox?

805

No i was checking with Alldata PRO for the lever info. it is copyrighted so its not linkable. To check the rods/cables have someone move the shifter,ENGINE OFF, to make sure they are connected. The reverse linkage is on the rear of the transaxle on the transmission side of the engine compartment. The are ford festiva forums on the internet but you have to register to view them. Just google...Best of luck.

Your Answer

Festiva

Looking for a Used Festiva in your area?

CarGurus has 3 nationwide Festiva listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Ford Festiva Experts

  • #1
    walth
    Reputation
    1,380
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    160
  • #3
    carGrrl
    Reputation
    120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fiesta
115 Great Deals out of 16,853 listings starting at $1,014
Used Honda Civic
555 Great Deals out of 52,396 listings starting at $999
Used Geo Metro
7 listings
Used Ford Ranger
131 Great Deals out of 4,928 listings starting at $499
Used Chevrolet Camaro
358 Great Deals out of 31,468 listings starting at $3,495
Used Jeep Wrangler
376 Great Deals out of 20,576 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
332 Great Deals out of 41,500 listings starting at $1,488
Used Ford Aspire
6 listings
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
859 Great Deals out of 72,064 listings starting at $900
Used Dodge Dakota
73 Great Deals out of 3,404 listings starting at $1,475

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.