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Very stiff in 3 & 5th gear New Gear box oil
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Unfortunately you have a hydraulic clutch, which is self adjusting on your car.
The problem you are experiencing is the excessive wear to your clutch, or oil contamination on the clutch plate.
Both these problems can only be fully diagnosed once the gearbox is removed and the clutch is inspected.
There is also a possibility of excessive wear, or scoring, on the flywheel surface, the longer you drive the vehicle with a slipping clutch, possibly requiring the flywheel to be skimmed.
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Posted on Feb 17, 2009
the only other thing to check would be the cables to the shifter. they need to be checked when you have the problem, casing could be swelling when its hot
Posted on Jun 16, 2010
Are you sure you installed clutch plate facing right way? They are either stamped or have a tag says "flywheel side". Or might have wrong clutch kit.
Posted on Jun 26, 2012
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