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Whenever I shift to 5th gear it goes back to neutral. Its a…

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Whenever I shift to...

Whenever I shift to 5th gear it goes back to neutral

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?

Its a 06 scion tc i replaced the clutch like a week ago the first few days the 5th gear would work fine but now it won't stay

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your tC yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes and I was told that the transmission might need oil

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I put some oil a little while ago but i haven't tried the car yet

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Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago
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If you hold the shifter in 5th, does it still kick out?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Once I take off my hand it does
Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago

Thanks, ***** ***** going to be an external concern with the cables damaged, not seated and locked incorrect or their bracket bent. An issue inside the transaxle with the shift fork or synchronizer. Can you check the cables first? Here are some diagrams to help. https://www.dropbox.com/s/aapxmoa2m52kr2t/cableadjust.pdf?dl=0

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Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago

Hello, Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my response. If any part of my response is unclear, please let me know. It’s my goal to deliver excellent service, so if I've done that, please don't forget to give me a 5-star rating.You can still reply. I want to make sure you were pleased with what you paid for.

Thanks Chris

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