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Problems with gear box

My vw keeps on jumping out of 5th gear, and makes a screeching noice, when I get it into another gear

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I have a 1989 golf gti. its really difficult to get into 5th gear. any suggestions/ thanks

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

I had the same problem, have the clutch fitted, but ask the garage to look at your gear linkage too.

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Hi

If the clutch feels ok and isn't biting right at the bottom or right at the top then it sounds like its time for a recon or 2nd hand gearbox to be fitted.

I recently fitted a 2nd gearbox to a seat ibiza GTi which actually has the 2.0 Golf engine fitted to it and it wasn't too bad at all, but it is adviseable to fit a clutch kit whilst the box is off.

Very best regards

Geordie

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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