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Old 08-03-2007, 10:17 AM
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something wrong with my gears?

Ok hears the deal... I drive a 1991 Honda Prelude Si with the B21A1 motor. Ok... A problem with my gears I think just arouse lastnight. Neway I was driving and when shifting from 1st-2nd smooth, ok, 2nd-3rd smooth, ok, 3rd-4th hard, had to yank, ok, 4th-5th smooth, ok. Now, downshifting its hard to shift down to ne gear!.. What could be my problem?.. Nething will help!.. Thanks in advance!
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maybe changing the tranny fluid will help if it hasn't been done in a while, i use GM syncromesh in mine (because i work at a GM dealership) and it's smooth through all gears
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maybe changing the tranny fluid will help if it hasn't been done in a while, i use GM syncromesh in mine (because i work at a GM dealership) and it's smooth through all gears
how do I go about doin this?.. I've never heard of tranny fluid on a manuel trans but I have heard of gear oil?

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tranny fluid, gear oil, or trans oil everybody calls it something different, but check the online manual in the 3rd gen resource thread and it will show you exactly how to do it, i think my owners manual actually calls to use 10w30 motor oil but i wouldn't use anything other than GM syncromesh, penzoil syncromesh, or Honda MTF... i was using Honda MTF before i started using the GM syncromesh and in my opinion the GM syncromesh shifts a little bit smoother.. i haven't tryed the penzoil syncromesh but from what i've heard people get the same results as the GM syncromesh...
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tranny fluid, gear oil, or trans oil everybody calls it something different, but check the online manual in the 3rd gen resource thread and it will show you exactly how to do it, i think my owners manual actually calls to use 10w30 motor oil but i wouldn't use anything other than GM syncromesh, penzoil syncromesh, or Honda MTF... i was using Honda MTF before i started using the GM syncromesh and in my opinion the GM syncromesh shifts a little bit smoother.. i haven't tryed the penzoil syncromesh but from what i've heard people get the same results as the GM syncromesh...

Ok thanks... I'll prolly use the Honda stuff cuz a friend of mine works at the Honda place not to far from where I live!.. He doesnt drive a lude or ne kind of Honda tho! lol He has a bad ass Subaru WRX STi!
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haha no problem man, but hey i work at a GM dealer and drive a Honda so kinda the same thing, but download the online manual it will help out alot!!
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where do i find the manual cuz i cant find it?
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If the problem gets worse it's probably your shift link cable. If so expect to spend about 500 to fix it. Get the Chilton manual and try adjusting your shift linkage first though. I had my cable go out on me a while back and it wasn't fun.
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it was my trans and its been fixed already!.. thanks tho man!
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