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 noise after changing gears

I own a Hyndai Elantra Coupe (2013 or 2014, can't remember), and for a time I was changing gears downwards in order to brake (the context is we were taught, in driving school, that you can do this if ...
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Gearbox Swap '93 model mitsubishi triton MJ

I bought two cars, one as a road vehicle and another as spares. They're both Mitsubishi Triton MJ. My road vehicle is a '93 model and the spare is a '94 model. My question is whether it's possible to ...
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Engine 'lugging' when turned off with clutch engaged, transmission in netural

After asking this question yesterday, I started thinking about how since picking up my second '06 Infiniti G35 Sedan in as many years, I've noticed that with this engine (145k miles), when I leave the ...
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Scania problem in engaging gears

I am having a problem in engaging gears on my truck series P124 R420. So I started by diagnosing and found no problem. Then removed the gearbox and changed clutch plate & pressure plate. Then ...
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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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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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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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Consistent white smoke from the exhaust

I'm driving a 2011 mini (175000) and it went for service and it was serviced by a BMW mechanic. After that there was consistent white smoke every time i drive off from the 1st gear. what might be the ...
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Grinding when pulling of in first gear, all other gears fine

I have a 2004 toyota yaris. I hear a grinding noise from by the clutch when pulling off in first gear. If I lift the clutch up really slowly it doesn't make the noise. I'm just wondering what could ...
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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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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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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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91 Jeep YJ - Intermittent Loss of Power in Gear

The other morning, I pulled out of the house in first gear just fine. Switched to 2nd successfully, started accelerating as it should, then it suddenly lost engine power - no acceleration, no revving, ...
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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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Manual Tranny jerkiness on and off throttle

2006 Mazda3 here. What is the expected smoothness in a manual transmission when letting on and off throttle. Here are my observatons. When releasing + pressing throttle car bounces/rocks forward like ...
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Reverse gear and marble noise

On my Mazda3 sometimes my gear shifter doesn't seem to throw all the way, and whenever I engage the clutch I hear what sounds like marbles. What could be the cause of this? I can put car in neutral ...
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1998 cherokee sport 4x4 hydraulic clutch problems

The clutch in my 19 98 Jeep Cherokee four by four feels like its frozen. The transmission will not go into any gear, including reverse. Whether the car is started, or not.
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Mystery-2008 Scion xB sticks in gear

So my wife has a 2008 Scion xB with a manual transmission. We've been having a problem that comes and goes with it, and is difficult to get to the bottom of. When we're driving the vehicle, it ...
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99 BMW 323i E46 5 Speed Manual Trans Stuck In Reverse

I drained the fluid and found metal pieces. It won't shift into any gear other than reverse. When I try to shift into the other gears it locks up and stalls out. Can anybody help I think I'll have to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BMW manual transmission slow to accelerate but only in certain gears

After a service where the engine computer was replaced, I've noticed that certain gears are not behaving normally. 2nd, 4th and 6th behave normally: if I have my foot down on the gas pedal, it ...
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opel corsa 2010 manual transmission abs acceleration

hi there does any one have info, I have a opel corsa 2010 manual transmission, when changing gears 4 to 5 in neutral time engine rpm goes to maximum without pressing gas pedal, no faulty codes stored,...
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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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Big clunk/thunk when stopping fully

This problem started about a month ago. Just got back from traveling for the holidays and have to resolve this problem ASAP. Sometimes, but not always, the truck will clunk or thud hard when going ...
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Clutch engages lower after mechanic repaired slave cylinder. Can I adjust this to what it was?

Disclaimer: I have a very basic understanding of clutch and master/slave cylinder. (i.e. I know it's a basic hydraulic system) Car: 2000 Hyundai accent A year ago, I had my car towed in when it was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why won't my Mustang move in 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear after clutch change?

My mustang will not move in first or second or 3rd gear but will in 4th gear. I really need some advice regarding the issue. It is rattling when the pedal isn't engaged. I recently paid for a new ...