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Old 11-26-2012, 03:07 PM   #1
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Its hard to get it in to reverse (5 speed)

Its been getting worse getting the trany into reverse. Is there something I can do to fix this? All of the other gears are working fine.


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Old 11-26-2012, 03:47 PM   #2
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Mine has been like that since I bought it with 38k miles on it.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:00 PM   #3
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Mine has been like that since I bought it with 38k miles on it.
So is there anyway of fixing that?
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:22 PM   #4
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as stated in other thread adjust your shift cables.try this thread

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...hift+cable+zx3
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:17 PM   #5
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Check out the shift cables. How many miles since fluid change? Use only Motorcraft XTM5QS, Full Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-90
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When my car has trouble going in reverse, I rock it forward in first, then quickly switch back to Reverse and it'll normally go from there. It has only happened a couple times, which is why I haven't tried to fix it under the hood yet.
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