Q: Hard to shift 3rd and 5th gears

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Hi, thanks for your question. If you are having issues with only shifting these two gears, then it is most likely due to bad blocking rings and synchronizers. You can try and have the fluid changed and inspected for metal particles such as brass or other metal. Hope this helps and best of luck!

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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