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Hard to shift into 5th gear

Probable cause(s)
  1. Worn or incorrect MTF.
  2. 5th synchro ring defective.
  3. 5th synchro sleeve defective.
  4. 5th gear defective.
  5. Change lever assembly defective.
Diagnostic procedure
  • Check and/or replace the MTF.
  • Check the 5th synchro ring.
  • Check the 5th synchro sleeve and hub.
  • Check 5th gear.
  • Check the change lever assembly.