1 3 5 gears work 2 4 reverse dont whats wrong

Asked by Sep 29, 2012 at 11:23 PM about the 1999 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like an internal tranmission problem. Have a competent mechanic look it over for you for an estimate to fix.

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I have a friend with a '97 SL2 that had this problem. It was either one of the shift cables or one of the clips that connect to it.

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One of your gear clips broke and/or fell off. Its a little thing that slides onto one of the two gear selectors on the transmission. It keeps the shift linkage for 2,4, and R on. If you feel comfortable doing it yourself i could make you a video showing what exactly youre looking for, and i could see if i have an extra laying around here. It takes less than a minute to slip it on.

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thats exactly the problem thank you

1,645

Np. Glad i could help.

10

I am having this same problem could you post a video showing how to change the gear clips?

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