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Won't go into gear to drive. may be transmission?

2001 Kia Sportage manual transmission. 92,000 miles.
I was driving down the hwy and in 5th gear and my gear started grinding loudly and became disengaged. I shifted into 4th gear to continue driving and was able to drive off the hwy to a conveneient store to get off road. I asked a guy to look at it and he drove it and 4th gear stopped working as well. Now the vehicle won't engage into any of the gears or reverse. When I put my clutch in, the car will shift into gear, but as I release the clutch, there is a very loud shrill noise that sounds like grinding gears. It won't drive and I'm just trying to figure out what happened and how I can go about fixing it. Thanks!!

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    My 92 accord ex manual trans will not go into gear I have to turn off engine put car into gear then restart if I want to drive not good When I put in clutch the slave is working but still can't engage gear This happened while driving I missed a gear down shifting then got it in gear came to a stop and that's when I noticed I no longer could put car into any gear anymore tried bleeding clutch did not work Any ideas or anyone solve the same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Train seems to jump in & out of gear between 2&3 drive light on dash flickers same time

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Sportage drives fine shifts smoothly. Foes not actually leave drive even when shifted into park. stopping at reveres vehicle stills drives forward.

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If the clutch has never been changed most likely it is that. The way you can check it is by removing the transmission and looking at the clutch disc. It could be transmission syncros but I am willing to bet you just need a new clutch.

Posted on May 24, 2009

  • mapitso manoto May 29, 2013

    i change the whole clutch kit and put the new but still gear wont get in escpecially one and reverse the car is fiat palio

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