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Gear Stick sticking but only when I’m driving in the city and doing a lot of gear changes

I noticed when I’m doing city driving that my gear stick is getting stuck moving from 1st to 2nd gear. I brought the car to a mechanic and they replaced the clutch. Now a month later, I’m having the ...
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2001 MB E320 Shifted from Park to Drive Without Pressing Brake

My mom was driving a 2001 E320 with a passenger, and had parked on a slight upward incline. She stepped out of the vehicle to speak to someone, and as she returned to get her purse (but before she ...
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Why CBT 2600 tractors have this weird shift lever?

As you can see in the picture below the shift lever is very weird. What could be the reason for this? Maybe it used 2 tranmissions back to back and this shifter layout allowed to operate both ...
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Urgent clutch/slave cylinder/gear box advice needed pls

I don’t know much about technical parts, but I have been driving my car since 2018 and I can “feel” and hear something is wrong since my clutch and slave cylinder where replaced. I am hoping someone ...
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Gear stick not shifting after start?

Civic coupe vti 1999. When In off position, accessories and on gear stick shifts ok. After start really struggle to put in gears if I can shift to a gear at all. Edit: ok so I have just found there ...
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Car no longer displays PRNDL and will not register its gear position

Prior to this my car (a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder) would hard shift from 1st, 2nd & 3rd gears sometimes. Went to the store and after starting the car it reversed fine I put it into D and accelerated. ...
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2005 Malibu stuck in park

I have a 2005 Malibu. The gear-stick is stuck in park. I've tried using brute force to get the gear-stick to shift, but it won't move. What's the cause/fix?
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Rounded gear knob, do I need to replace locking nut?

Previously asked this: How to remove this gear knob? Best answer was right about method to remove gear knob. However in the end I managed to remove carpet without removing gear knob so there was no ...
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Manual Honda Civic 2019. Rarely from a stop my stick won't shift into the first gear

So I've driven manual my entire life, but this is my first new car. I notice that the stick moving into the various gears is not a smooth experience and occasionally from stopped position pushing the ...
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How to remove this gear knob?

I’m trying to remove a damp carpet and this gear knob needs to be removed first. At first I tried to turn anti clockwise but it was just way too strong. I then used a spanner just underneath the ...
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Volkswagen T Roc, remove gear knob

I can't remove the knob. The plastic fins block the sliding and I don't have a "technique" suitable to do it. Tips?
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Can gear shift labels be illuminated in Corolla 2013?

Does anyone know if the gear shift labels can be illuminated in a Toyota Corolla 2013? I circle the labels in the image below: I ask because I only noticed they weren't illuminated after getting the ...
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Toyota Aygo stuck in some gear

My daughter went to go to drive her car today and when she moved the gear shifter it jammed in some gear. The shifter will not move and the car will not select any gear. When you start the car you ...
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Hard to get into 1st and 2nd gear, when clutch is pressed against the left side

I have a manual Nissan Qashqai dci, where when I hold the clutch stick left, in order to switch to 1st or 2nd gear, I find it very difficult or almost impossible. I have to hold the stick lightly and ...
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How to remove gear knob on Vauxhall Vectra

The chrome is peeling off my manual gear (shifter) knob. The car was first registered in 2004, and has a lift-to-shift knob. Can I replace just the knob (ie not the lever, cable)? Eg with something ...
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Gear selector hard shifting gears

I have a 2006 YZ250F, and whenever I go to shift gears while riding sometimes I really have to kick it hard. Sometimes even twice cause the first one didn't do it. I fiddled with my clutch lever cable ...
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Help identifying a part

I was driving home today and suddenly found that I could only select 3rd gear. When inspecting the linkages inside the gear stick housing I realized that something on the the end of the rod must have ...
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clutch,transfercase,manual,gears? Help 1994 toyota 4 runner [duplicate]

My 1994 4 runner will go into gear, but will not move. It does not jerk or stop running when i let clutch out while in gear? Is it the clutch, trance-fer case or something else? And if it is trance ...
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How to fix/replace shifter button?

The button from my automatic shifter just fell off one day. It looks like the plastic of the button's shaft has basically deteriorated. I tried to glue it on and that lasted a couple of weeks before ...
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Feedback sensation and noise at gear shifter when pressing brake pedal

I was about to turn out my carport this afternoon and experienced this sensation at my hand on the shifter when I pressed the brake. It was quiet too and I heard like some kind of noise like a ...
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Shift struck when try to put it in to 1st gear [duplicate]

I have a Nissan N16 car with a 5 speed manual gearbox. I have a issue with its shift. When I try to shift into 1st gear, it is very hard to put it in - but not in to other gears. I have to push harder ...
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What does it mean to have a stiff first gear?

This problem is a small one and it can only occur with manual cars, but I have been curious to find out more about it for a while now. Sometimes, when the car is attempting to pull away from a ...
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What exactly is a gearbox?

You know that gear stick that we all use so much? Well, I know what it does in the sense that I know how to change gear and drive a car with a manual gearbox, but I don't know much more than that. ...
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