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5 speed manual trans wont go into 2nd

When i try to shift my truck into 2nd gear, it grinds and you have to really shift hard, every other gear is just fine. could it just be low on fluid? and how do i adjust my lifters to fix the high rpm knock in my motor?

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  • alec_howell_ Jul 28, 2009

    its 2nd gear that does it, can i buy parts to fix it? how do i fix this?

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The syncronizers are out on your trans for third gear and as far as the lifters try running some high octane gas with some oil and gas treatment before going into the motor to eliminate that first.

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  • James Carr
    James Carr Jul 28, 2009

    Generally you would take it to a transmission shop and have them to replace it. That's what i would do.

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