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no 5th gear or reverse?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> ED-EF / DA' started by b18vtecrx, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. b18vtecrx

    b18vtecrx Senior Member

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    ok so i get my shift cable on today and only to find out that the car wont go into 5th or reverse. anybody ever had this problem before after doing a B18b swap into a crx with a first gen b16 tranny? somebody please let me know asap. the only thing i could think of is that im not sure i have the shifter put in the right way...i mean im not sure if the shifter is in backwards or not. anwyays please help me out. thnx -mike
     
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    CRX_B16B Senior Member

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    I'm guessing it has to do with the 5/R shift rail detents/ interlock pins.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    that happened when i bent a shift fork in my tranny.
     
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    Guy Senior Member

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    you may want to check your shift linkage. Mine (adjustable, but ghetto welded because the thread is bad) came loose and i was having the same symptoms. good luck fixing it.
     
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    cycloneb18c3 Senior Member

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    where shift linkage enters the transmission could be bent. that happened to mine(dont know how) only had 3rd and 5th gears.
     
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