FORD MONDEO 2004 2.0TDCI 6 SPEED - DIFFICULTY ENGAGING GEAR - Richard L

I have had this car for > 4 years. The gear change has always been notchy but better when the gearbox has warmed up. This winter it has become difficult to engage reverse gear when the car is cold. I reported this at the last service but the garage at the last service but they considered the gear change was normal . it was probably warm when they tried it. Does the linkage need adjustment or the oil need changing? Any suggestions

FORD MONDEO 2004 2.0TDCI 6 SPEED - DIFFICULTY ENGAGING GEAR - sandy56

I had a similar problem. For reverse I started to put it in gear and then start the car. Worked a treat and saved me buying a new clutch.

 

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