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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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Clutch engages lower after mechanic repaired slave cylinder. Can I adjust this to what it was?

Disclaimer: I have a rudimentary/poor understanding of clutch and master/slave cylinder, but I'm learning Car: 2000 Hyundai accent A year ago, I had my car towed in when it was no longer able to ...
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Just purchased a “rebuilt” transmission. Do these bearings look new to you?

Clearly the locking nuts have been reused (which IMO is bad practice, also the stake is in the different location which may indicate the torque is wrong) but to me the bearings look used. They are ...
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Problems with Turbo Engine of Audi TT 1.8L 2005 150BHP

I bought this car a couple of months ago and last month had a major issue, the car just stopped driving! I called the AA who told me it was the timing belt. I got towed back home and took it to my ...
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Downshift but not rev match when slowing down to a red light [closed]

I have recently started driving a manual transmission car with little experience. When I see a red light, I generally brake to 60 km/h and shift to 4th gear and brake more to 40 km/h to 3rd gear. I ...
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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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Loud noise sound coming from Mazda axela 08

My 2008 Japanese Mazda Axela is making a loud noise. The sound seems to be coming from the passenger side of the dashboard. You can only hear it when you turn on the car and when u press gas it gets ...
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Why can't you kick-start a bike if it's in gear?

In a car with a manual transmission, you can start it by taking the car out of gear and pressing the clutch, then turning the ignition. You can also start it by pressing the clutch without actually ...
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Stuck in first gear

I have a manual Toyota Camry . I find that I cannot get out of first gear when I go above 2000 rpm . It is stuck in first gear until I slow right down to 1000 revs . Then I can move into second gear. ...
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Starting from a stop in 4th gear vs 1st gear [closed]

My employer had an argument with me as he didn't like the fact I was starting from a stop in 4th gear. He said it is better to shift into 1st gear when starting from a stop. While I said it is better ...
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Brake have failed. Alternative means of braking [closed]

My brakes on my car have failed. I cannot afford to replace them anytime soon. Is a acceptable to stop a car by putting the car into reverse gear, giving it some gas so it does not stall, and then ...
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Intermittent knocking sound from underneath the rear side of the car

I was on my way home from work and as I stopped at a junction I heard a loud knock coming from the rear end of the car and all of a sudden the car was not able to move forward, as if the parking brake ...
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2001 vw jetta reverse loss

I have a 2001 Volkswagen jetta 2.0. I had it at the shop and the gears all worked as normal. They put a transmission mount on my car and when I got it back I couldnt get reverse. First has shifted ...
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Golf 5 stuck when shifting between 2 and 3 gear

While driving in 2nd gear, clutch down, try to go into 3rd (this happens like once in 30) the joystick kinda get stuck in the middle, like mid-way into the downwards 'state' as I would if I wanted to ...
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gearbox or just bearing

Hi All before going ahead and buying another gear box and clutch kit some advice may help. I have a mk7 ford transit with a 6 speed box I had never had a problem with getting into gear But had a ...
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Transmission Rebuild or Replacement

I have been reading and hearing about transmission rebuilding or replacement. Today a person was asking if they should sell their car or keep repairing it (it had a transmission problem). Notice that ...
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2002 Ford Ranger. W/ transmission issue

I have a standard Ford Ranger that shimmies when I take off in first real bad so I take off and 2nd and it shimmies less please help
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98 Mustang Randomly loses power w/ gas smell

So when I'm driving around, and specifically when it's humid as I've noticed, my car will randomly lose power and when at a constant speed, start lurching back and forth. Every time this happens, all ...
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2001 honda civic won't go past 112 mph

about two months ago i purchased my first car. it is a 2001 honda civic lx. with that being said, let's get right into it. so, as the title reads, this is my issue. i happen to speed sometimes on the ...
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Weird noise when clutch depressed and car rolling

I'm having a problem with my brand new car (currently 300 miles). Before stating the problem, you should now that when the car was 90 miles old, the whole clutch system was "lubricated" by the dealer,...
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VW stick shift shifter lockout

So my 2007 VW GTI has 257k miles.. (I know.) But it is my daily driver for now. I went on the highway and while I was in 6th, it popped into neutral by itself. I got kinda sketch but I was like okay ...
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First Gear requires stepping on gas pedal before engaging (sometimes)

I have a 2008 Honda Fit 1st gen I pull the lever to the 1st gear slot and i feel it doesn't engange, but if i maintain that little pressure and i blip the throttle the lever goes into first (i dont ...
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Gear Oil coming out of the breather accumulator after water wading

I have a Force Gurkha 4 x 4 2017 model with 18000kms on it. A few days back, I was involved with flood rescue operations in my home state of Kerala, India. The car was driven in Bonnet deep water for ...
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How do I read this 'cruise from acceleration' table for my '97 Civic?

I came across this table in my '97 Honda Civic owner's manual (page 103 on this online copy): It's preceded by a 'normal acceleration' table, which makes sense to me. The immediate context offered ...
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What gear is considered “park” in a manual transmission?

I was informed by a mechanic, several years ago, that airbags won't deploy if a car is in park therefore he always puts his car in park in drive throughs to avoid the air bags in case he is bumped ...
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Possible Causes of an Engine Tick?

I own a 1999 Mercury Cougar, running the 2.5L Duratech DOHC V6. I was recently out with a friend drifting (not the smartest idea, especially since my engine was already running rough), and while ...
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1997 Saturn SL2 manual transmission has trouble coming out of reverse and going into first gear

1997 Saturn SL2 Manual transmission. When I first start the car, I have no problems putting it into reverse. I reverse and make a complete stop, then when I try to shift into first, it doesn't want ...
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Clutch Pulses at low RPMs - Problem? [duplicate]

I drive a used 2009 Toyota Matrix S (80k miles), and this is my first manual transmission car so forgive me if I'm describing something obvious and pedestrian here. Recently, I've noticed some odd ...
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Manual doesn't go into 2nd gear smoothly

I owned a 2005 Infinit G35 and it has a manual transmission. At some point something strange was happening in regards to shifting. Example: When in first gear, if I revved the engine to 3000RPM and ...
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Air,in my clutch system

I went through all the procedures of bleeding my clutch and slave cyclender and still no clutch pedal at all and everything is all new is there something I'm missing can u please let me know thank u ...
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Grinding while going into gear

Ok need help figuring this out before I take it to 50 different places giving me different diognosis. So when I shift into first and second it grinds going into gear but as soon as I have it into gear ...
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2005 Suzuki gsxr 750

I just bought a 05 gsxr750 it has 6k miles on it. I recently did a fresh oil change new air filter new spark plugs and tightened up the chain and lubed. I have had no problems running it until last ...
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Noise from car in 5th gear

recently bought a small van as test drive seemed fine. Though in error didn't test drive in 5th gear. Won't be able to take it back to the seller. Anyway, drives fine and no abnormal noises in gears ...
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Toyota Camry 1998 4 cylinder manual transmission

While in motion on 1st gear, despite clutch been pressed in full to shift on 2nd gear, the vehicle jerks even though its clutch not being released. Predominantly vehicle is jerking on 2nd gear ...
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2013 Chevy Sonic Transmission Fluid Change

Does a 2013 Chevy Sonic LTZ 1.4 not need a transmission fluid change? The manual says for the automatic (I have manual) check at 97,500 miles. I spoke with someone on chat from Chevy and they said ...
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What does it mean to “chirp” a gear?

In this clutch / flywheel replacement guide, during the test drive, the driver says "I just chirped second gear! This car has never chirped second gear.". I do hear the quick "chirp" sound as he ...
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Grinding when shifting into gear (new clutch)

I was thinking of buying a car but it ALWAYS grinds when shifting into 4th gear (up or down) regardless of the rpm. It occasionally grinds when shifting into 5th and 6th (only up) at a higher rpm. ...
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How do the gears relate to the speed of the car? [closed]

I am just starting out riding a motorcycle and I am confused on the relation between the gears and the speed. If you are cruising 45mph (72 kph) on the 4th gear and you have to come to an emergency ...
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What is causing burning smell and over reving sound?

I previously asked this question Can flooring accelarator damage car in any way? and it seemed people were saying it will wear parts out, but over time i.e. not in a week or month. I have been ...
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Gas pedal floored yet the car can't reach maximum speed

I'm running a manual Opel Corsa 2005 Sedan (engine code: C16SE, 1600cc). The problem I'm encountering is that the car won't reach its maximum speed of 200km/h as similar cars do. Instead, it stops ...
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How do you miss a gear while downshifting?

In a manual transmission, I know you can potentially damage your engine if you mis-shift and instead of going from 4th to 3rd gear you go from 4th to 1st gear. I read online that not only can you mis-...
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Clutch Problems with a VW Jetta Mk3

I have a 96 Jetta Mk3 diesel that I put a clutch in about two months ago and was working perfectly until the other day. EVERYTHING was replaced. pplate, disc, machine fw. I was driving it the other ...
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Mazda 3 speedometer not functioning

I have a 2004 Mazda 3 manual transmission that I purchased recently. The speedometer and of course the odometer are not functioning. I have checked to see if I would be able to replace a vehicle speed ...
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06 ford.ranger replased clutch and slave

I replaced my clutch and slave unit on my 06 Ford Ranger. After bleeding the clutch I could not take it out of gear, but my gear shifter was telling me that it was in gear. What are your ideas on ...
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I have engine revs problems with my 1999 Grand Vitara 2.5 L manual

I have a manual transmission and when I pressed acceleration the RPM goes up but it takes awhile for it to drop back down until I shift what is the problem
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astra h 17 cdti clutch problem noise

the clutch make a noise when depressing the about 1/4 inch and stop when depressing clutch flat to the floor you can hear the noise when you pull away from the lights and when in top gear it stops
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Using Automatic Transmission System to Notify Manual Transmission Car Drivers of when to switch gears?

I am brainstorming ideas for a school project and am considering building an app that can determine which gear the car is currently on and when to switch to which gear (on stick shift cars). This ...
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Can't shift into any gear even when engine is off

For about a week there have been times that I've had trouble shifting into and out of gears on my 2010 Dodge Caliber. Some days it didn't do it at all, but others I had to put the car in and out of ...
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Mitsubishi truck Stuck in gear - manual transmission, shifter moves

Anyone has suggestions for what to check when a manual transmission won’t shift out of gear? It’s a 1984 Mitsubishi turbo diesel truck with 5 speed manual transmission. When the clutch is released ...
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2003 Nissan Maxima vibrating

[My 2003 Nissan Maxima, with standard transmission, is vibrating a lot.] I have changed the motor mounts, ignition coil packs, clutch, and my car still vibrates. A lot. Does anyone know what the ...
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Vibration during Deceleration

I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Lancer CE, I recently replaced the clutch as the release bearing was no longer servicable. After replacing the clutch I noticed during deceleration a vibration like noise. At ...