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My new to me 37 year old volvo won't shift into reverse. I have the RB transmission. I can shift into forward, but reverse only works while I'm pushing hard on the shifter. If I let up its back in nuetral. any help or advice is greatly appreciated. thanks
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Try checking and adjusting the linkage if you have the cable type...I ended up having to take my linkage in about 4 turns on the adjusting nut as the cable had stretched...I have a Newport 30, vintage 78...Ed
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