Q: cant get into gear

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i was driving around one day after doing a brake job and everything was good, car sat a few days as its colder and dont drive as much but once i went to shift it was super hard to get into a gear even if i could get into it. before this i wasnt able to get into reverse at all. i had to start the car with it already in reverse to be able to reverse. but like i said i cant shift into any gear now

My car has 84000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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