I have a Golf 3 GTS which has been jumping out of gear for no apparent reason. It started with 2nd gear and now the reverse gear is also jumping out. It makes a grinding noise while jumping out of reverse, but no noise when it comes out of second gear. The clutch has always given problems and I have already replaced it twice (i have only had the car for about 18months) But this feels different. No slipping of gears, it just jumps out. Any ideas??
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Re: VW Golf 3 jumping out of gears
Sounds like a stripped reverse gear. And for the second gear probally need a new gear (1st 2nd) and the syncros with a new hub. If too much metal from the gears has already made it's way around in the bearings through the transmission oil you might be looking at a new transmission. The Golf 3 generation had many problems with reverse gears. Sorry to be the one to tell you.
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hi, i would like to warn u that i had this issue with the same car, eventually the gear box stopped going above 2nd gear ,would not change up even in semi manual,i was told i needed new gear box,had a recon box fitted, but now the garage says i need a new computer cause it not communicating with the gear box properly,cost so far 1200 pound + what ever computer cost, fingers crossed this works
hiya all can any1 help ive had a new master cylinder and slave because the car would not go into gear. problem not solved. took the clutch apart foubd out that the pressure plate is pused out with a long steel rod and it pushed out the nipple part in the middle of it. same happend with the new 1 it was only in there for 3 weeks what would cause that to happen again carnt figure it out any ideas guys vw golf t reg mk4 sdi 1.9
You say there is no gears! does it go into gear, if so is there a horrible crunch??? can you put it into gear when the engine is turned off!
Sounds like to me that one of the linkage rods have broken/come off, these rods are situated just off the gearbox from the gear lever! there should be two rods i think! check these for damage/missing! replace if necessary!
Hope this helps
i have a 1997 Golf GTI 2.0 liter engine the motor was replace and has 40,000 on it but the body has close to 150,000 on it everytime i shift 1st to 2nd somethings hitting the ground somewhere and secondly the intake maniflold has like a rattle in it or something of that sort and i dont know where its coming from its sounds like a missfire but im not 100% sure yet can someone help me and oo and 4th and 5th gear the clutch makes a biut of grinding noise like not loud and only when your fully in gear and the clutch is all the way out any ideas