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I have askoda fabia and the gear change has failed. it is

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I have askoda fabia and the gear change has failed. it is stuck third.i have removed the battery and gained access to the mechanism on the gearbox and the change cables are intact. what other problems can occur with this mechanism?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  daniel holmes replied 1 year ago.

Hi I am Dan and would like to help with your problem. If you disconnect both linkages can you manual move the selector mechanism by hand? If you cant, either the selector mechasinm that goes into the gearobox has siezed (water ingress causing rust) or the syncro gear for third gear has stuck.

please update me once you have tried this and i will guide you further.

Regards Dan