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Can anyone give me their thoughts on this new problem that came up today on my old goat of a car?

Driving on the highway today I had this occur three times. Progressing through the gears from 1st to 5th as I sped up to highway speed on the ramp I went to shift from third to fourth gear and fourth gear wasn't there. I shifted back to third, then again to fourth and it found the "notch" and didn't have an issue getting into fifth gear.

I tested on the third time and found if I pulled the shifter harder it found the "notch" and entered fourth gear.

My guess is that the 15 year old parts that make up the shifter are wearing out.
 

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I'd check the shift linkage.
 
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