can't get into 1st gear and reverse with my manual stick

Asked by Jan 11, 2013 at 05:45 PM about the Ford Contour SVT

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what should I purchase to fix problem

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In the old days, first and reverse shared the same mechanism in the transmission. You might have to buy a replacement transmission. Check in at a Ford Contour forum and see if anyone else has experienced the problem.

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