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Changing gears very stiff

Car runs fine but it is very hard to shift gears

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  • ninil2 Nov 17, 2008

    shifting from park to drive to reverse is hard, first tried to just start car in neutral then using emergency brake since was to hard to put in park, so since there appeared to a sticky mess i then tried to spray wd40 but now shifter slides up and down easlily but car only agknowledges only drive 3 and nothing else im a female and freaking out PLEASE HELP

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Try 1 0f these solutions giving the cars age and not much discription.
1 check the level of your gear box oil

2 change the gear box oil or if automatic change the fluid for the transmision.( since you say changeing gears i take it that it's manual gear box.

3 if manual the gears need over hauled giving the age of your car.

4 your clutch cable needs adjusted due ware on the clutch or if hydraulic the clutch system needs bleed with new fluid.

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