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Car chokes when changing gears (manual (only sometimes)

I have determined that it is not the clutch, timing belt, spark plugs or craked air filter casing.
It only studders sometimes when i shift gears. I thought it might be something with the fuel lines, but not sure.

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  • marionbagget May 11, 2010

    When it studders, have you tried pressing the clutch and releasing it again ?



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SOURCE: Car stalled out and now won't start

Sounds like the same thing I ran into (again mine is a Mits Mir 2001). I guess I'm late in replying though. Never knew about this site. Anyway, its probably the timing belt. My car died too just like it ran outta fuel. However I made the mistake of cranking the engine. That's a bad idea, you may end up damaging the engine.

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SOURCE: Transmission won't engage

Your shifter cable is broken.  If you remove the console you can see the broken bushing, new ones are available from ebay and napa and maybe other stores.  

The bushing may have broken because of the extra force required to shift with a bad clutch.  Try replacing the cluch actuator assembly, one piece design from a dealer, don't use the two piece design available aftermarket, you will never get all the air blead out.  If that doesn't help you will need a new clutch.

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Simple short need a clutch disc

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SOURCE: 1989 jeep wrangler wont shift gear and clutch gone loose

If the clutch system is hydraulic, check the clutch master cylinder for proper fluid level. If out or nearly so, look for signs of fluid leakage around the master cylinder, the hose down to the clutch slave cylinder, and the slave cylinder itself. If everything looks dry, fill the master cylinder with fresh fluid, bleed the air out of the system (like the brake system), and check that the clutch arm is moved by the clutch pedal properly. If all looks correct, try putting the transmission in gear with the engine running. Hope this gets you running!

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