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problem going in gear

i have a problem when im driveing putting the car in every gear. when im sitting still it will jsut fine. its hard i have to force it in there. i have fluid and a new clutch and preasure plate. does anyone know what this could be from or what the problem is. i know at one point i let the car cool down a bit and it shifted fine for a few mins then went back to the same thing. any help would be nice thanks.
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Re: problem going in gear

I have the same problem.. my shifing is soo freakin hard.. bump this
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Re: problem going in gear

i think its your shift linkage.... make sure your selectors are in the right postion... happen to me a couple of times

causes: are because your shifting to fast... or were lol
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x2---^ prolly time for new clips............

you do not want to be at a light and cant go into 1st or 2nd...and your forced to take off on 3rd..people look at you like you cant drive for ****
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Re: problem going in gear

dang that sucks haha. well its dark outside so i have to look at it tomorrow. so where do i look for these problems at cuz this is my first stick and i dont know much about them. and yea i do shift hard and fast.
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Re: problem going in gear

make sure you master cylinder is not leaking. look behind your clutch pedal at the rubber boot cover and see if you see and drops of fluid accumulating
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Re: problem going in gear

if it goes as far as your synchro sleeves and hubs that could be a major issue too, but if it's in every gear that is less likely. If it happens in certain gears like 1 and 2 or 3 and 4 then your sleeves are most likely not meshing and locking which would cause the grinding and the force required to shift into the gear
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Re: problem going in gear

no its all gears 1-5 and rev.
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Re: problem going in gear

your clutch isnt disengaging all the way. Mines doing the same sht. I have a question tho for anyone with experience, between the master cyl and the slave cyl the fluid goes to this big hunk of metal that sits just to the left of the engine. What is that? If it were brakes Id prob say its a proportioning valve but Ive never seen that in a clutch system. I cant really find any leaks but right under that thing its got that funk like something was really slowly leaking out.
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Re: problem going in gear

There's a rev gear?

Edit: Haha I'm ****ing retarded.

I doubt it's syncrhos since it's all gears.
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your clutch isnt disengaging all the way. Mines doing the same sht. I have a question tho for anyone with experience, between the master cyl and the slave cyl the fluid goes to this big hunk of metal that sits just to the left of the engine. What is that? If it were brakes Id prob say its a proportioning valve but Ive never seen that in a clutch system. I cant really find any leaks but right under that thing its got that funk like something was really slowly leaking out.
that is the clutch dampening system
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There's a rev gear?

Edit: Haha I'm ****ing retarded.

I doubt it's syncrhos since it's all gears.
like i said check the master cylinder. and check for leaks.. i dont think it is anything mechanical in your tranny.
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Re: problem going in gear

ok well its a new clutch and pressure plate like about 4 months old id say and my buddy checked the master and slave cylinder and said they were fine so idk what it is but im deff going to check the linkage tomorrow after class
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Re: problem going in gear

Maybe some nasty **** got in your tranny fluid somehow...or your tranny fluid is just low.
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maybe you pressure plate came loose...take off the flywheel cover and just look and make sure everything look good... just a thought
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Re: problem going in gear

Can't be too thorough. If worse comes to worst, take it to a reputable mechanic.
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Re: problem going in gear

Your symptoms match a clutch master cylinder or slave cylinder failure (seals get old and cracked inside them). If there are no leaks that is.

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Your symptoms match a clutch master cylinder or slave cylinder failure (seals get old and cracked inside them). If there are no leaks that is.

Here's both in a combo deal for 41 bucks shipped from a reputable seller.

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well fk me I just paid like $60 for the master and $25 for the slave from a parts store by me lol
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that is the clutch dampening system
And what does that do? Believe it or not Im usually pretty good with this stuff, just never heard of that.
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And what does that do? Believe it or not Im usually pretty good with this stuff, just never heard of that.
The clutch dampener softens the response of the clutch engagement/disengagement
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I am 99% sure you don't need it either.
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Re: problem going in gear

all 5 speeds have a slight problem going in to gears some times, like going in to reverse some times. my friends 2006 mustang also has the same problem. try ****ing to a diffrent gear when sitting still then go in to first. I dont think it is a slave or master cylnder, is the fluid staying at the same level? If it was a slave or master the clutch pedal would drop to the floor and not come back up
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yea its neither of them i think its the cable cuz it goes into gear after i push it and i can shift sittin still and the pedal comes back up its all normal and feels the same except that it wont go in unless i push it
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yea its neither of them i think its the cable cuz it goes into gear after i push it and i can shift sittin still and the pedal comes back up its all normal and feels the same except that it wont go in unless i push it
I get it now you are having to push the shifter to get it to go right?
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yea man thats the only problem once its in it drives great its jsut pushing the shifter in thats the problem
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Maybe you got a fubar'd idler gear.
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yea man thats the only problem once its in it drives great its jsut pushing the shifter in thats the problem
You didn't use heavy weigh oil in there did you? That will cause that problem.
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Re: problem going in gear

^^^ what do u mean. this is my first stick so i dont know much about them.
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Re: problem going in gear

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^^^ what do u mean. this is my first stick so i dont know much about them.
Honda takes thinner oil than most manual transmissions. It is the consistancy of motor oil. If you or someone put 85 90 in there or something then that would explain your problems of getting it into gear.
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Re: problem going in gear

sooo r u saying i should put motor oil in there???
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