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I just had a similar problem in my 99 wagon. Check under your hood: most likely you will see two cables leading to the gear box. Older saturns used plastic clips to connect the gearshift to the rest of the assembly and, like several other parts, they're cheap. The new assembly uses metal, so it shouldn't happen again, but it's pretty common with the older models. If you have a friend move the shifter around while you're looking down the back of your engine you should be able to see the cables move (or one cable: you may have completely lost the other one depending on what happened.) Mine was 408.88 to fix with both p&l. ------------------------------ Check the cable ends. The transmission side are held on by two metal clips but the clips come off sometimes and then the cable slides off the metal pivot point. Put the cable back on the pin and order a new clip.

Also, check the bushings at the shift inside the cabin. They break and new ones can be bought off ebay.

Its rare the cable itself breaks. Usually the clips fall off and the cable comes off the tranny or the bushings inside the cabin break

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Q: Why is your 95 Saturn sli stuck in 3rd gear and the shifter just goes back and fourth?
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