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Old 06-05-2013, 07:54 PM   #1
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Trouble shifting OUT of gear....

Ok.... so, I know I have some clutch issues. It's slipping and I've been having a hard time getting it into gear. Replacing the clutch & flywheel is near the top of my to-do list.

However... this was a first on a short ride tonight. I was driving in first and couldn't get it OUT of gear. Depressed the clutch pedal a few times... no go. finally one last time and pulled hard and it came out of gear with a bit of a clunk. It did it again in another gear, but not as badly. Then, it finally went back to just being difficult to get IN to gear.

So... what do you guys think is going on here?
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:56 PM   #2
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Trouble shifting OUT of gear....

Could be either synchronizers or your clutch is not fully disengaging.


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Old 06-05-2013, 08:03 PM   #3
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So... clutch not disengaging... that could be the master or slave cylinder, right? I know the throwout bearing is probably bad as well.

What about the synchronizers? Is that something that can be fixed easily or is it a full transmission rebuild?
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Old 06-05-2013, 08:13 PM   #4
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Replacing the clutch & flywheel is near the top of my to-do list.
Put it at the TOP of the list; ahead of driving the damn thing!
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Old 06-05-2013, 08:17 PM   #5
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Haha... the only reason I say "near" the top of my to-do list is because i also really need new LCA's + bushings and new CCV & hosts. And then the clutch. So.. all that will be done on the same weekend (hopefully). I'm not driving it much. This was about 1 mile today.
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Old 06-05-2013, 09:34 PM   #6
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Okay then. If it were my car, I would put it on jack stands in the garage until the weekend. Hopefully, you're refering to this weekend. (It's not my car, so I don't really have any risk in this situation; just sayin'.)
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:21 PM   #7
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Time to pull the tranny.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:38 AM   #8
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I'd be bleeding the clutch and making sure the clutch master and slave cylinders are working OK.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:46 AM   #9
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I'm going to get out there and bleed the clutch and make sure all that is working properly today or tomorrow. Curious.... If I do the clutch replacement myself... can I get it up high enough on jack stands to successfully drop the tranny?
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