I drive a hyundai tiburon gt and my stopped shifting into gear while I was at a stop light. Now it doesn't go into gear at all even when the car is off. The clutch pedal still has pressure when I press it but the shifter won't engage into gear. Can someone please help me?

  • Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair! Will it not go into any gear? Does it grind or does it just not want to get into gear (push and pull as you like, but never finds a gear)? – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 May 12 at 12:46

Either the shifting mechanism has slipped so it needs adjustment or the gearbox has a problem - if the second it will need to come out for repair.

Has the oil level been checked?

Another possibility is that the clutch slave cylinder might have failed.

I don't know Hyundai, but I confirmed it is a master/slave setup. In general the clutch pedal works a master cylinder on the firewall near the brake master cylinder, which uses fluid to activate the slave cylinder which pushes a lever to disengage the clutch plates. If you can trace the fluid line to find the slave, you can have a helper activate the pedal and see if the slave is moving the lever or not.

If it's failed, luckily it's a $20 part...

(Oops just noticed this an old post... sorry!)

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