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Hard to put car in gear when engine running. If I start the car in gear the clutch still works fine. What could be the problem? thanks

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  • kiwiryder Nov 25, 2008

    Thankyou for a speedy responce. It is possible to get the car into top gear with the engine running but seems progressively more difficult to obtain lower gears. 1st and reverse are impossible. The clutch is a cable and appears fine. I tried adjustment but no improvement. There still seems to be plenty of clutch as I can stall the engine if I hold the brake and let it out in gear. I am a bit puzzled by all this.



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If only some gears are effected, then most lilkley it is worn syncronizers on those gears requiring a tranmission rebuild. if it is on all gears then it is clutch related. the clutch could be dragging slightly, try flushing and bleeding the clutch hydralics

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