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 on new car

I recently bought a new Suzuki Dzire manual transmission and I have this weird behavior with the clutch’s biting point. When I start the car in the morning everything’s fine. The biting point is about ...
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Why does the rear of my vehicle sink when I apply the handbrake on a downward gradient?

This is something that I've always wondered. I'm no mechanic (web developer, actually) with very basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics so I can only guess at something like brake pipe pressure being ...
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Strong shock at the start of a moving in first gear

I have Suzuki alto 2016 with manual gearbox. (Small car with 1.0 liter engine with 3 cylinders) Sometimes, not always when I start moving in first gear at the moment when the engine speed equals the ...
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One of the front wheels get hotter than other one

I have 2010 Suzuki Alto ( front wheel drive ), Recently I noticed that front wheels get hotter unusually. Just a 5km drive makes lug nuts really hot. A mechanic checked the calipers & everything ...
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Slight metallic ringing noise when clutch pedal is our, goes away when clutch is depressed

I have a 2013 Mini Cooper non-S (R56) with manual transmission. I’m hearing a new noise, and I’m trying to diagnose what it is. The noise is faint but noticeable, but hard to get on video. It’s a ...
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4.3/350 Chevy flywheel interchangeable?

I have a 1997 S10 I'm thinking of doing a V8 swap with in the future does anyone know if the flywheel off of a 4.3 Chevy would work on a older 350 Since they’re basically identical minus 2 cylinders ...
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Car making loud PAT sound and also sometimes making quiet pss sound when shifting gears sometimes

i have 2000 FIAT Siena 1.4el 5 speed manual and its done only 105000km (around 60000 miles) in 23 years ever since we bought it in late 1999 , it has cable operated clutch and sometimes i hear really ...
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95 honda civic ex, smoking heavily from exhaust

I have a 95 honda civic ex (manual), and it smokes really bad from the exhaust. It's thick white smoke that lingers, and it also burns oil, but when checking the oil, it is not clouded up or milky or ...
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Scania 4 series Opticruise gearbox problems

I am having issues with the Scanias. I have a 4 series Bus (K124) Opticruise. These are 8 speed 4 Low / 4 High Range. We are having an intermittent issue with banging into gear. This will only happen ...
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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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RPMs increase to 3000 after shifting into neutral

When I shift into neutral in my 2004 2.0L manual Ford Escape, the RPMs hover at where they were at when I was in gear, and then increase/hold at ~3000 RPMs for about 5 seconds before decreasing. I ...
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Whirring noise coming from transmission

1993 Subaru WRX I was doing a canyon drive with mild aggression on the throttle and I had to pee so I pulled over in a pull of and when coming to a stop my car made a very loud whining noise coming ...
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Clutch pedal sticks in semi-released position, then snaps rest of way -- worn disk? Something else?

Recently, I was trying to climb a slick frosted country road (near my home), and had to ride the clutch quite a bit to do it. At one point, I got stuck in a snowdrift so that the car wasn't moving at ...
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2019 manual transmission Subaru Imprezza skips lacks in acceleration

I drive a new 2019 manual transmission Subaru Imprezza. Started driving her five months ago. She's only had one oil change. Synthetic oil before and after the oil change. She's been stalled less than ...
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1999 Toyota Corolla 4EFE 1.3 litre whining noise - louder with increasing speed

I have a 1999 Toyota Corolla 1.3l 4EFE engine. 138000 miles. 5 speed manual gearbox. There is a whine/noise that gets louder the faster I drive. It is the same in any gear, and in neutral, and with ...
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Clutch slipping problem for 2005 Corolla

I have a 2005 Toyota Corolla CE, with 5 speed manual transmission. Within the last couple of months, I have noticed some clutch slippage, especially when shifting into a gear and accelerating. At ...
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Would cold temperatures affect a neutral safety switch? (Manual transmission)

Trying to troubleshoot my 92 Subaru Legacy manual transmission starting issues. Car wont crank/start most mornings, even if its only about 50 degrees F. Replaced battery, starter, and alternator ...
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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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2002 Ford Ranger 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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Accelerated in reverse, quickly with handbrake still on. What damage to manual van?

Accelerated in reverse from a muddy patch with the handbrake still on. Realised the problem when accelerating but going no where. Tried again with the handbrake off and noise while reversing. What ...
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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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How do I check the transmission fluid levels in an 2008 Opel Combo C?

How can I check the level of tbe transmission fluid in my 2008 Opel Combo C manual? I recently experience problems with my transmission/changing gears and would like to check my transmission fluid ...
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Does it harm my transmission to drive while the gears are hard to change?

Is it bad for my car to drive when I experience resistance while changing gears? I drive a Opel Combo C manual and starting today I experience resistance when changing gears. I also noticed a smell of ...
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Why is it hard to shift gears?

Why is my transmission extremely stiff and resistant to changing gears when I drive? I drive an Opel Combo C manual. While driving through the mountains, and lots of engine braking, I noticed a smell ...
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I can't get my car into first or second gear without lifting the reverse trigger on the gear shift knob, is it safe to drive?

My car is a 2010 vauhall Astra, if I try to get into first or second gear it feels like there's something physical blocking me. When I lift up the trigger on the gear stick, that you usually use to ...
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Spinning clutch by hand with alignment tool?

I'm in the process of cobbling together a custom clutch fork/pivot/throwout bearing setup for a classic Chevy with a reproduction clutch, but I'm having difficulty measuring the clutch pressure plate ...
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I have a 93 f150 5L auto tranny w/OD electric 4x4, its slipping. I have a 91 f150 5L auto tranny w/OD manual 4x4 shift. Will 91 tranny work in the 93?

<I have a 93 f150 5L auto tranny w/od electric shift 4x4 gone bad.I have a good 91 f150 5L auto tranny w/od manual shift 4x4. Will 91 tranny work in the 93?>
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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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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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Won't go into gear (rare occasion)

I have a Nissan X-Trail T30. Recently, I noticed that the car won't go into gear from time to time. Most of the time, it drives just fine. It happens after driving quite a distance. I didn't notice ...
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The short axle slides in and out of the gear easily by hand

Replaced my driver's side axle / driveshaft with a new one after I started getting vibrations while accelerating. Solved the vibration problem, but a few hundred kilometers later my gear box seized up....
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2015 Mazda 6 manual transmission has new battery has power but will not start

I have a 2015 Mazda 6 manual transmission that I drive about once per week. It was previously having issues starting up. I took it in to the Mazda dealer, and they agreed the battery needed to be ...
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Internal or external gearbox problem?

I've just had a 14 speed gearbox of a 4 series Scania repaired. It was going to have 1st gear rebuilt & there was a broken ring/collar gear (for synchro). I was hoping it would fix the problem I ...
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Very hard to engage reverse gear when engine running

Hyundai elantra 2009, recently its really hard to engage reverse when engine running (grinding noise). When driving its also easier to change speed when rpms is matched. I already changed clutch ...
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2012 Golf TDI - manual trans. mount repair

So, I brought my car in to shop class for a vibration and noise issue, and it turned out that the transmission mount bolts had almost all come out (one was hanging on thankfully), and on inspection ...
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Change gear without pressing the clutch when engine is off

Is it OK to change gear without pressing down the clutch when the engine is off? Does it damage or wear anything? Besides the general question, I also have a more specific question: When starting a ...
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My (manual) transmission won't engage any gear 1 day after escaping bog

I ended up driving my front wheel drive manual sedan down a road meant for 4wd's due to inadequate signage (and poor judgement on my part). I saw a river and stopped before it, unfortunately the road ...
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2010 Ford Ranger 4.0 manual clutch problem

I took out my Ranger and on 2d gear my clutch suddenly dropped and had no pressure and then I had to take it home in 1st gear as it’s not shifting gear when in start. So I thought it’s the clutch ...
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2003 Toyota Rav4: Scratching sound above 4k RPM

I have a manual transmission, 2003 Toyota Rav4. The problem is that there is now a scratching sound, originating from the front center (sounds like it is right behind the front air vents), that starts ...
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Downshifting on a manual transmission, do you you need to do it one at a time? [closed]

An actual use case: you're coming at a red light 200m out and you're in 3rd or 4th gear, do you need to downshift all the way to 1st gear, one gear at a time, in that span of distance, or can you ...
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2012 golf TDI brake bleeding with shared master cylinder

just a quick question. I have a 2012 VW Golf TDI with a manual transmission. I was planning on flushing the brake system and from my research I noticed that my clutch and brakes both share the same ...
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will it freeze if i leave it overnight with no antifreeze or water

will my engine block freeze with no antifreeze or water? I just replaced the water pump and i am stuck on the power steering pump mounting brackets i am hoping to find a diagram or a link to a website....
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Hyundai i20 feels like it is going to stall when moving off in first gear, shudders

2017 i20 petrol manual. For the past week it has felt very hesitant when pulling off in first gear. It feels like it will stall ( though it doesn't), shuddering. 2nd gear can have the same issue too ...
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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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what damage or extra wear (if any) is caused by turning over the engine while in gear (manual transmission)?

While newer cars never allow you to turn over the engine without the clutch depressed, in some older cars, if you do leave the transmission in gear, do not depress the clutch and turn the key, the car ...
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Random sqwawk noise - 2011 Holden RC Colorado

As title - I can only describe it as a sqwawk noise, like a disk that vibrates side to side at a resonant frequency. It's been in my car for a significant amount of time and nothing I've done has ...
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Loud whining noise coming from gearbox when in 5th gear

A little while ago my gear box started to make a loud whining noise when I accelerate in 5th gear, so mainly on the highway. It also happens in 4th but is a lot more subtle than in 5th gear. It almost ...
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2011 Ford fiesta 1.6l manual transmission

I have a 2011 ford fiesta 1.6l manual 5 speed. My speedometer is working good but odometer and all other attached infos like the shift light, the miles per gallons or distance left to empty does not ...
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Dodge Dakota 2001 gets stuck in first or reverse gear, then stalls

But it only seems to happen when I'm in a situation where I have to be on the clutch for longer than usual, like in a parking lot. This never happens when I'm driving anywhere or at a stop light. ...
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Manual Transmission - Stuck in Neutral

I was at a red light and my car was in neutral and got stuck (wouldn't go to first). My mechanic told me that it is the clutch and is going to cost $1,200 to replace. The guy at AutoZone said that it ...

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