1995 Ford Explorer shifting

Tiny
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  • 1995 FORD EXPLORER
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • MANUAL
  • 140,000 MILES
I cant get the tranny to go into third gear it doesnt grind the gears but it wont go in third all other gears are fine im putting a new clutch in so I have the tranny out any suggestions of how to remedy this would be great thanks
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 12:35 AM

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Tiny
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Before removing the trans, were you able to get it into 3rd gear with the engine off?
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 7:09 AM
Tiny
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No I wasnt able to get it in third at all I bought it that way and drove it for awhile but the clutch was weak so im replacing it the other gears worked fine
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 11:40 AM
Tiny
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If you couldn't shift it with the engine off, there is internal damage. It could be a shifter fork, bearing. The trans needs to come apart to identify the problem.
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 1:43 PM

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