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Not able to shift gears without grinding pedal is very spongy

I cant shift into reverse without a lot of grinding and shifting all gears is very hard where do i start troubleshooting

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IF ITS A 5 SPEED OUR CLUTCH IS NOT WORKING VERY GOOD ITS NOT STOPING THE TRASMISSION THAT WHY YOU GRIND GEARS

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Klaus Leerhuber Aug 15, 2013

    Try replacing the clutch and bearrings

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