My shift linkage is extremely loose on the 4.

Tiny
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  • 1980 FORD PINTO
  • 62,000 MILES

My shift linkage is extremely loose on the 4 speed manuel, When I go to put it in 1st gear your as likely to have it in reverse. What can I do to tighten it up?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 AT 12:32 AM

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Tiny
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Check the linkage I believe there are nylon bushings that go bad and can be replaced. It has been a long time since I have seen one.

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 AT 12:34 AM

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