5 speed transmission problem

Asked by May 04, 2017 at 10:04 AM about the 1991 Saturn S-Series 2 Dr SC Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car pops out of gear in 1st and 3rd gear all the rest
of the  gears work properly was wondering if it is a
linkage  issue or if I should start looking for a new
transmission

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102,115

Syncros are worn, you could either overhaul it or replace it, if the case and the gears are still usable an overhaul shouldn't be too horrible on the pocket book, or you could R&R a good used one, but get one with a warranty so if it does go bad you can get another tranny and just be out the labor, and finally there are rebuilds out there so that would be another option. It all depends on if you want to keep the obsolete vehicle and just how much you are willing to spend on it.

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79,635

Possibly bad bearings.

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