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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-25-2005
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Originally Posted by emcc421
Hi all, I recently purchased a 2003 V6 Mustang w/ standard 5-spd manual tranny. After a couple of hundred miles I noticed it would sometimes grind when changing into 5th at higher speeds and 3rd was getting notchy. The dealership changed the 3rd and 5th synchro's and problem solved.
BUT..... now I noticed that when changing from neutral to reverse it will grind unless I change into another gear first. The car has just under 23K on it.
Is reverse gear not synchronized in this transmission ? I was surprised as I have driven dozens of other manual cars and never had this problem. Thanks.
sounds like a bent "draws a blank" shaft. I had the problem on an old car, Can't remember the exact part (it was 20 years ago).

it's synchronized, but there's something wrong with the angle at which it's driving the tranny.

it should still be under warranty, go to a ford dealership before it runs out.


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