Q: neon manual 5 speed drives great but will not shift into 4th gear while driving. All other gears work fine 4th works when off

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neon manual 5 speed runs ad drives great but will not shift into 4th gear while driving. All other gears work fine and 4th works when car is off.

My car has 118000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. Most of the time when a manual transmission is hard to shift into an individual gear, it’s caused by the linkage being ’twisted’ or not aligned correctly. However, it is also possible that internal damage has occurred inside your transmission that is causing this problem. In most cases, a clutch issue would cause shifting issues on all gears. Before you spend money on repairs, it’s probably a better idea to have a professional mechanic complete a car is hard to shift inspection, so they can isolate the source of this problem and provide you with the correct repair advice.

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