Stuck in 5th

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Mon Sep 3 15:07:18 EDT 2007

Sounds like an external linkage problem, but no BTDT experience.


On Sep 3, 2007, at 11:36 AM, Paul Luevano wrote:

> So, the faithfull 200 left me (almost) stranded yesterday.  Parked the
> car, went about my business of the day.  When it came time to leave, I
> started the car and went to put it in 1st.  Nothing.  Couldn't find  
> it.
> Mess around for a few minutes and ease the clutch out.  Huh,  
> already in
> gear, feels like 5th.  How that happened, I have no idea, as I don't
> usually park it in 5th.
> Was on a hill so was able to get going, and did my best to time  
> lights and
> managed to get home without abusing the clutch too much in 5th.
> Dove into it a little today, and I can't for the life of me figure out
> what the deal it.  Nothing obvious looks out of whack.  Any thoughs or
> suggestions before I thow int he towel and have it towed to the shop?
> Thanks.

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