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Sorry to say but there isn't anything that would cause this that's electrical. The manual only has 2 electrical switches on it, the back up lights and the neutral position switch.
This issue is usually caused by either the main shaft waling inside the case or the syncro hub not locking the gear into place and holding it tight. You could check for any looseness in the shifter bushings under the car, but I think since it's grinding going into gear there is a locking hub on the syncro not locking into place.
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Honestly without the required tools and a press, the best answer is to replace the transmission. It's not that hard to rebuild the one you have, just a whole lot easier to do a swap for a used one. Lot less time consuming too
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