Problems with shifting into 3rd gear, 1989 ford festiva

Asked by Sep 21, 2014 at 12:49 AM about the 1989 Ford Festiva L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The transmission will not shift into third gear. If I have it in D it will not come out of low
gear, but can shift to second and it shifts to second but wont continue to third, of course.
tried to shift on to D and it just stays in second. What would you advise to start with that
is low in cost.

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Change the filter and fluid,may help.

67,495

This one is about the tuffest looking ford festiva,iv,e ever seen.

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