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99' Cavalier Z24 Manual Trans. - Hard to put into gear.

I just bought a 99' Cavalier Z24, still has a lot of pep in its step 125*** miles. Just lately it has been harder and harder to put it into gear. The clutch does not feel any different then it has from the first day I drove it. Please I need help.

I've told something along the lines of a syncalizor? I think thats what the word was. But something in the transmission. Have not take to anyone for quote or anything yet.

Looking for other possible ideas on what issue could be. Please give let me know what you guys think.

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A stretched clutch cable doesn't feel any different than a new one. Check the clutch play (disengage tolerance), and adjust it if necessary. This is the most popular reason for hard to select gears. Worn out clutches will slip, and this is not your case. A worn out or defective synchronizer ring/ sleeve will ONLY affect 2 gears, and all the others will work fine, if this is your case, then the gearbox has to be taken apart, and rebuilt.

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