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Cardoctor71, ASE Master Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  MasterCertified Technician with 35 years experience, Owner of two full service repair facilities
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It's stuck in 4th gear, No fluid leaks and 178xxx, 1998 ford

Customer Question

It's stuck in 4th gear
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: No fluid leaks and 178xxx
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1998 ford escort zx2
JA: Are you fixing your Escort ZX2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I hope to fix it on my own and I'm just looking to see if it's possibly stuck in two gears at one or if I could see the location of the roll pin that may be broke
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: How much to look at?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 2 months ago.

Is your vehicle an automatic or does it have a standard transmission?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Standard
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 2 months ago.

Most likely the internal shift fork in the transmission has either broken or come loose ,unfortunately this will require removal of the transmission and overhaul or replacement of transmission. Please rate my service, if you have additional questions i will answer them until you are completely satisfied with my answers.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
That works for me thank you!
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 2 months ago.

Price for repair or replacement will vary depending on where you take it for repair, shop around and find your best deal in your area. Please rate my service, if you have additional questions i will answer them until you are completely satisfied with my answers.

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 2 months ago.

Please rate my service, if you have additional questions i will answer them until you are completely satisfied with my answers.