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It sometimes is hard to get into fifth, if I wait a sec, it goes in OK. Reverse is OK, drives fine. It just is rough to get into 5th, sometimes cruches, any idea?
 

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You could always try draining the transmission fluid and refilling it with new gear oil. Sounds like a possible syncro problem that is being made worse with old oil.
 

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What's a good price for the dealer to change the gear oil? I know it will cost more than an independant mechanic but I want it done right. The car has about 110,000 miles.
 
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That's okay, it's not for everyone. FYI, if you have the space, a set of tools from sears, some ramps and jack stands, jacks, and you are set. After working on your car a few times, you won't want anyone else to work on it though!
 
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