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Cant get my car in first gear

Were can I find the reservoir

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    does this clutch work with a wire or is it with oil this is what I was not sure of. Is this oil like brake fluid.

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The resevoir is normally located on the fire wall near the master cylinder. If you can't see it there, try looking under the vehicle where the line goes into the transmission or and follow it up to the engine compartment. the resevoir is not that big .

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I have a 1996 Nissan Pulsar Q manual with clutch issues. I had both the clutch and the gear box replaced in 2013.

I suspect it has a hydraulic clutch - some hydraulic clutches share the brake reservoir for fluid. It sounds like there is a leak in the hydraulics for the clutch or the piston in the master cylinder for the clutch is allowing fluid to leak past it. Has the fluid in the brake reservoir been going down?
You may want to check the repair manual (buy a Haynes or Chilton at an auto parts store, or check your local library) to confirm what type clutch you have and the location of the components.

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I have a 95 manual 5 speed gmc 2500, shifter is stuck in 1st, I cant put it in any other gear or neutral. I cant figure it out.

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Hi i have a rx8 2004 and my stearing wheel its so hard to move and the other thing its the gear its not working well it fell like not getting well the car by spedding and some time its like not moving and...


open your hood. check if the power steering liquird reservoir is not full. if yes, trace the hose attached to the reservoir and check if there are leaks in the hose. if you cant find the leak, go to your nearest mechanic and inform him that you have a leaking power steering.

regarding your problem on gears, change your transmission oil and check if this resolves your problem. if not, find a reliable transmission mechanic to give you a details diagnostic of your problem. the common cause of this "gears issue" are transmission oil and synchronizer. only experienced transmission mechanics should replace this part.

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No gears at all. only done 20.000 miles,but brake resevoir very low as well

Is it a manual transmission (you mention gears)?

Are you sure the brake reservoir is low?

Some manual transmission clutches have fluid reservoirs similar to brake fluid reservoirs. If the clutch fluid gets low, the car will be difficult to shift.

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I can not pot my ford focus in gear i dont now what is is as cant finf cluth cable and the cluth peddel got no preass be hind it and my car is 2001 and do u now where the cluth is in the engean

yes the clutch is
well u have to take the gear box out
and the clutch is on the back of the engine

now the cable runs from the pedel to the gear box
if u look u will see a blck cable and you can adjust it
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