Questions tagged [manual-transmission]

A transmission that is controlled by the operator of the vehicle to select an operator desired gear.

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Trouble getting in first gear when car is hot

I drive a 1990 Mazda B2600 2W drive and within the last couple weeks I've noticed that I have been having some problems with getting into 1st gear and reverse when my car has been running for a while. ...
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Do short throw shifters cause damage even if used correctly?

Assuming a driver shifts following all best practices applicable to shifting with the factory shifter, will using an aftermarket short throw shifter cause any damage to the transmission?
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Occasionally can't shift out of neutral (Manual 6 spd)

I saw a couple of similar topics, but none seem to mirror my experience exactly. Once in a blue moon, on my 2013 Nissan Sentra SV Manual 6 spd, If I'm, say, idling at a red light in neutral, I'm ...
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How hard is it to convert manual column shifter to manual floor shifter?

I am planning to buy a Ford Taunus P7B 17M but it has a 4 speed column shifter. Most of the P7B models came with a 4 speed floor shifter. Both are exactly the same transmission only difference is ...
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Won't go when out in gear [closed]

I have a 1500 Suzuki intruder that I changed oil oil filter and gear lube on Plus changed plugs now when I put it in first it dies why
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Clutch Judder That Goes Away After Driving

If any of you have experience with this or know what could cause this please let me know I've taken it to two shops, one dealership and one was an indie shop. Both of them charged me a diagnostic fee ...
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Severe vibrations at specofic RPM when under load

This is very similar to another question on this forum Aggressive car vibration at 1700-1800 rpm. My vehicle is a 2011 VW Amarok 4cyl diesel manual. The vibrations only occur in gears 4,5 and 6 and ...
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Gears weird after spin out

So, I spun out in the rain at a roundabout the other day. I aquaplaned and lost traction, and had absolutely no control through a 180 spin in which I ended up landing on an island between the 4 lanes ...
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Chevy 4.3 V6 Flywheel Which one?

I am looking at the flywheels for Chevy v6 4.3 and see one is Goodwrench version {?} and one is NON Goodwretch version. I have a 1991 one-piece rear main seal. WHICh one do I need? The engine is going ...
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Why is it sometimes hard to engage reverse gear in a manual transmission?

When shifting from any gear other than 1st (while standing still, obviously), sometimes the reverse gear doesn't fully engage and the shifter will pop back to neutral. So I have to shift to 1st gear ...
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Why aren't automatic transmissions lubricated the same way as manual transmissions?

I know that you cannot tow a vehicle with an automatic transmission the same way as a manual. This is because the automatic transmission will not be properly lubricated. I read in the comment to this ...
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Driving with leaking clutch master/slave cylinder

It seems I have a leaking clutch master or slave cylinder. I think so because I found my clutch fluid disappeared and the drivers footwell had liquid underneath it. Also today it had become u ...
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Hard to shift into first and reverse, and weird noises

I have a 2000 Honda Civic, and I've been having some issues with it. It is very tough to shift into first, and sometimes when I shift into reverse I can hear the gears grinding and the car lurches a ...
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Is this expected behavior after replacing the clutch on a Mazda 3?

I recently had the clutch replaced in my 2008 Mazda 3i manual transmission (last question in this saga I hope!). The car works now, but sounds and runs a bit differently than before. I expect some ...
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New Clutch Fit 7,000 Miles Ago Clutch Feels Light Again?

Nissan Almera N16. My clutch was slipping in nearly all gears when under load, the clutch pedal itself was always heavy under my ownership. Had a new clutch fit on 07/04/20 (7,000 miles ago). The ...
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Car jerks when dis-engaging clutch quickly

1988 Accord, 5 speed manual. If I disengage the clucth quickly the car feels like it jerks. There are no other problems with engaging the clutch or changing gears. Engine mounts appear ok - I can't ...
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What else should I check and/or repair when replacing the clutch?

Based on a recent question I asked, I'm looking to have a shop replace the clutch in my 2008 Mazda 3i manual transmission with ~130000 miles on it. Before I do, is there anything else I should / could ...
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What's this part called? (a manual transmission shifting mechanism connecting to the shifter under the hood. 2000 hyundai accent)

Close up of it. Zoomed out, to show it's relative location. Awhile back, I was trying to see what I could do to improve the feel of the shifter, and decided to proactively replace the gear oil and ...
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Did I hose my transmission?

I have a 2013 Ford Mustang with an MT82 6-speed manual transmission. I don't know the history of the car so I figured it would be a good idea to change the transmission fluid. I drained it out and ...
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Car stalls couple times after start-up

I own a 2004 mitsubishi lancer, everytime i start driving the car for the day it always stalls when coming to a stop even if the car is in neutral. After driving for about 5 minutes, it no longer ...
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What caused my manual transmission to rev while shifting gears and now won't go at all?

I have a 2008 Mazda 3i Touring (2.0L engine) with a manual transmission, ~130k miles on it. For a few weeks, whenever I shifted gears the engine would rev (up to 3000-4000 rpm) for a second or two ...
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Can you shift to neutral while full acceleration in a manual transmission, without using the clutch?

It's a pure theoretical question and these are the conditions: car is at the highest torque while accelerating (5000rpm gasoline or 3500rpm diesel) car is in 2nd gear (still has force to accelerate ...
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Stuck Clutch 1995 Alfa Romeo 916 S 2.0 l TS

I bought a Alfa Romeo 916 and knew I would have to do some work on it, including replacing the clutch. I bought a LuK clutch and replaced the clutch plate, pressure plate, and throwout bearing (...
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Car vibration in 1st gear and no throttle (when moving in traffic jams)

I have a VAG 1.6TDI 5spd MT octavia. I've often noticed that there is a lot of vibration when moving in 1st gear whenno throttle is added (as in traffic jams or whenever traffic moves really slow). ...
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When replacing parts in a manual gearbox, do mating parts need to be changed together?

I'm trying to diagnose a notchy/difficult shifting condition for a 1-2 and 2-3 shift. This is a M5R1 / M5OD (Toyo/Kogyo) transmission that was recently rebuilt (by me). Vehicle is a 1998 Ford Explorer....
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What can be faulty on my clutch system ? Mustang '67

I've ran out of ideas, haven't had the time to go under the car so I would like to know your opinion. I was riding my '67 Mustang, until gears suddenly felt stiff to engage, afterwards I realized the ...
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Grinding when Shifting to First Gear - 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (5-speed manual)

I have a 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (MK5, 5-speed manual) and the clutch grinds when I shift into first if I don't depress the clutch pedal for about a second or two first. One thing to note is that before I ...
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How to keep a car with manual transmission from rolling downhill when parking on a sloped surface? [closed]

(updated the change the term "sliding" to the, in this case, more correct "rolling") About parking a car with a manual transmission on a sloped surface: Is it normal that the car starts rolling ...
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VW MQ200 Gear Selector Shaft Bolt/Nut is Snapped, does the whole gearbox need to be replaced?

The Gearbox is a Volkswagon MQ200 series installed on a Skoda Octavia 2008. I experienced problem with the reverse and 5th gear engagement, so attempted to fix the problem. While tightening the nut/...
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Hissing noise when clutch pressed [SUBARU WRX, manual]

Recently I started to notice right after cold start there is a hissing noise coming from the bottom of the car on the driver's side when clutch is pressed. The noise usually goes away after driving ...
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Manual transmission lugging in first gear

I drive a 2006 Subaru Legacy Wagon with a 5-speed manual transmission. When I've been driving it recently I have had more trouble then I remember starting it on an uphill. When I use the same power ...
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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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Freshly Rebuilt EJ25D makes horrid 50+ decible squealing with belts on

I have a 98 Legacy Outback that squeals really badly when it gets started. any combination of belts doesn't fix the issue and i changed the alternator and the power steering pump has been tested on a ...
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Low clutch biting point

I have a 62 plate 1.2 Ford KA Zetec. I’ve had it about a year and have been having problems for about 6 months. If I am creeping forward in traffic for longer than five minutes, the bite starts to ...
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Can forcing into gear with the engine off cause damage to the pressure friction plate, flywheel or cause the clutch to burn out?

In November 2019 a new drive train was fitted. I was not advised that a new clutch was needed. The car is 4 years old and has done 87000. Just over a week ago I broke down. I couldn't get the car ...
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Won’t start with touching starter solenoid with screwdriver and it turns off my speedometer and glitches out!

I’ve been having problems with my 09 Kawasaki Ex250R. Every time I go to click ignition switch I hear a click in the electrical relay near battery. It might be that but I also tried bypassing the ...
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High pitched revving/sensitive gas pedal?

I live in the UK and went to go and test drive a 1.0L Peugeot 108. The car was in good condition and it's from a main dealer at a fair price which is why I am attracted to it. It was obviously sitting ...
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Gearbox vibrates vibrates on 1st gear and reverse

Opel astr g z18xe 2001.i have just changed my clutch plate only not the pressure and flywheel plate. Gear box vibrates when it is on 1st gear even on reverse. Why?
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What is the name of this?

My car is hard to shift gears and found out this was the reason. Any idea what’s the name of this part?
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Does anyone know the name of this part?

My Vw Jetta 2005 (manual transmission) is having a hard time switching gears. Found out this was the problem. Does anyone know the name of this? (https://i.stack.imgur.com/JrgMR.jpg)
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Revving up engine gives more power to steering

I'm from India and I drive a manual Petrol Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The car handles kind of well and it's been only since I have bought it and has driven for around 10,000 km. Yesterday, I accidentally ...
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Why can I disengage transmission without clutch pedal only when decelerating?

Something strange that I noticed on my manual transmission car (Renault Clio 3). Any gear can be smoothly disengaged without use of the clutch pedal, but only when the car is decelerating (ie. when ...
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Bump start a 4WD standard in 2WD or 4WD on low traction ground

This is really more a hypothetical question than IRL but I'm curious as to the correct procedure in case I find myself caught in this scenario (which is a little more likely than you might think). ...
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Vauxhall zafira 2liter

I have Vauxhall zafira 2 litre diesel and the other day I was sat on a hill at lights put the car in first gear and tried to set off I heard a clunk like something had dropped out of the car and then ...
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Saturn Vue problems shifting

I have a 2004 Saturn Vue (Manual) and am having trouble shifting. When the car first starts, shifting feels gritty, almost like you are running your fingers down the teeth of a comb. After I have been ...
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Engaged handbrake & reversing

This morning I got into the car, applied the clutch, selected reverse, and heard a crunch sound. Now when I'm driving and I go to stop or slow down I hear this metal-on-metal grinding noise. Do you ...
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Does moving into neutral without pressing the clutch damage the gearbox?

I've noticed that is sometimes quite easy to go into neutral without pressing the clutch. Does this cause more wear on the transmission? If so, how?
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Difficultly in changing gears

I have ford fiesta. Car was in good condition. All of a sudden, I started facing a weird issue which my mechanic also facing tough time identifying the real problem. My car is running fine from the ...
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Manual trans/ high rev in all gears power not transferring HELPPPP!

Starting at the beginning, I thought I had a bad wheel bearing on the front driver side, once I replaced my wheel hub, sound was still there. Was advised maybe the culprit is a bearing within the ...
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Do manual transmission hybrid cars exist (or could be built)?

As I was reading this question about manual transmission electric cars, it dawn on me that the question did not really address the question of hybrid cars with manual transmissions. Hence, are there ...

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