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Old 10-19-2008, 01:57 AM   #1
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When i shift from first to second, it seems like it stops a little after neutral and like clicks into gear. if i had to describe the feeling its like breaking through a raw spaghetti noodle when i shift. it only does it some of the time and only when im actually moving i believe. it also does it a bit from 2-3 and 3-4. anyone know what this could be? bad bushing?


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Does it only happen when shifting hard? I have the same thing but only from 2-3. At the track it did it on almost every 2-3 shift. It is quite loud too, correct?

I don't know what it is though, sorry, all I know is that my car has been doing it for a while under HARD driving and hasn't exploded yet...
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synchros. time for new tranny!
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could be the dog ears.
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it doesnt always do it on hard shifts. it does it during normal driving. not always. its not real real loud. like the sound of hitting a plastic spoon softly on a wood log.






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synchros. time for new tranny!
i sure hope not as it only has 72,000 on the car can they be easily replaced without dropping the tranny? my turbo kit comes in tuesday. i hope that i dont grenade the tranny.
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I think mine does the same thing. Depending on how close the rev match is, it will either do it or not at all.

Does it feel kind of like a step?
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mine has done this under hard driving since day one (65K miles ago), I don't think it's anything to worry about.
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I had this with my old tranny mostly when it was cold. Doesn't seem to be an issue with the new(ish) tranny.

I've never owned a car that had such a quirky, noisy transmission.
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i have that problem on my tranny, it only happens when its cold out for me... is it hard for you to click all the way in reverse sometimes too? i remember reading somewhere on here that a similar person had this problem and he changed his tranny fluid and another fluid (i forget which) and the clicking went away. sorry i cant be more helpful but id start by flushing the fluid. and ill see if i can find the link to that post.
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Mine is worse when its cold i cannot shift into 2nd gear. Its synchros it will get worse with the time try changing the oil. Mine is almost dead. Gets worse everyday
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Mine is worse when its cold i cannot shift into 2nd gear. Its synchros it will get worse with the time try changing the oil. Mine is almost dead. Gets worse everyday
I have a similar problem. Sometimes grinds when the clutch is in when it's cold going into 2nd. It's usually difficult to shift into 2nd until it has warmed up a bit.
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