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Cts 03 manual gears wont engage when clutch is let out

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Sounds like you need to replace the clutch in your vehicle. If you are not mechanically inclined, best to take it to a shop that specializes in transmissions.

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hi from uk could you please give a little more info ? what make/model car ? has this problem occured suddenly? has car been layed up off road some time prior to this unable to select gears ? this problem sounds very much like the clutch drive plate is either stuck to flywheel hence question above ? or it is sticking on primary/spigot shaft for some reason and failing to disengage drive to g/box? how does clutch pedal feel ? you might try selecting 2nd gear with clutch fully pressed and h/brake on then try starting engine if engine starts ?runs then put slight revs on and slip clutch a few times this may work if plate is sticking? if you come back with update may be able to advise further

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it could be your clutch master or slave cylinder needing replaced. you need to have both checked

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Check hydraulic fluid for clutch pedal.

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check clutch master cylinder sound like it is low and you have air in the hydralic system.if fluid is low check for leaks at the clutch master cylinder lines and slave cylinder line fix leaks bleed the clutch mastercylinder make sure its full of fluid when bleeding if clutch mastercylinder run dry while bleeding you have to repeat bleeding process.

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