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Default Issue with 4th gear - 06-09-2018, 10:27 AM

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I'm trying to get down to the bottom of an issue I have sometimes when I put the car in 4th (manual transmission) about 1 in every 50 shifts the car goes into 4th the car will just rev and nothing else, no resistance or anything. It's like it's in neutral. When I does this I have to force it back into neutral as it gets jammed where 4th is meant to be. I never have any issues any other time and all shifts are silky smooth other then when it jams, tia
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Default 06-09-2018, 11:49 AM

hmm ... sounds mechanical, maybe synchros are messed up, or slightly bent shift fork?

if it was hydraulic or slave cyl, would expect first gear at a stop would be grinding or difficult before 4th.


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Default 06-11-2018, 09:03 PM

Sounds like syncros. This happens to my second gear, like nothing is there.


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Default 06-23-2018, 09:22 AM

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Originally Posted by Payam @ BMS
Sounds like syncros. This happens to my second gear, like nothing is there.
That's what I was thinking, does it only happen to you when you are running through the gears? Never happens to me if I'm driving normally
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