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94 Metro: has started slipping out of 5th gear..shifter..accelerator

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My 94 Metro has started slipping out of 5th gear. If the shifter goes fully into position I can drive for miles with no problem, but often it won't go all the way in. If it goes halfway, letting up on the accelerator for an instant will let it slip out. Sometimes shifting a couple of times between 4th and 5th will get it fully in. Likely cause and solution?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  jeffrey590 replied 9 years ago.
GreetingsCustomer

   Sounds like a worn syncro on 5th gear...trans must be torn down to replace this part...first I would make sure shifter is adjusted properly...due to fact that other gears are accessible with no problem I feel it is probably not the adjustment...the syncro is the most likely problem...If I can be of further assistance please let me know...jeffrey590
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