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Not enough power when going up a hill in 3rd gear

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  • vhoose Sep 10, 2009

    How do I repair 2nd & 3rd gear for 97 S-10 manual transmission? 1st gear and reverse work.

  • vhoose Sep 11, 2009

    My 97 S-10 runs in 1st gear & shifts well into 2nd but when I try to accelerate in 2nd gear it doesnt work. It produces a very loud metal on metal grinding/clanking noise. Is there a way I can check the gears on the rear end? Where is the gear box on a manual transmission?

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Check for pluged exhaust. Also could be ingnition break down.

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  • jhill57 Sep 10, 2009

    If 2 and 3 gears work on level ground they won't stop working going uphill. The problem could also be fuel related if you have already check for plugged exhaust. The chevys do tend to eat fuel pumps.

  • jhill57 Sep 11, 2009

    The gear box or transmission is directly below your gear shift knob in the car. The metal on metal sound is most likely a bad sycro ring on third gear it is a soft brass ring.

    Then you asked about the rear end the rear end is called a differental, it makes it so your wheels turn at different speeds so you can make corners as well as puts the power to you driving wheels. So if you have a 4x4 you have two differentals. 2x you only have one. It is located in the center of the where the axles meet.

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