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Old 02-01-2013, 01:07 PM   #1
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3rd gear grinding

I think its a synchronizer is this expensive to fix i could still put in 3rd just i have to put it in slowly FML
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:29 PM   #2
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Mine almost always grinds going into 2nd especially until the car gets to normal operating temperatures. Perhaps put some new synchromesh in it...Amsoil or RP fluid may help.
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Old 02-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #3
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What exactly is it doing? Usually some fluid does it good. Probably will be able to shift normal just not going to be able to bang through gears
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If im a shift from second to third normally it grinds pretty bad that it wont go in unless i force it in or if from second to third but shift it in slowly it will go in with not much grind
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If im a shift from second to third normally it grinds pretty bad that it wont go in unless i force it in or if from second to third but shift it in slowly it will go in with not much grind
Definitely do a fluid change before it gets worse.
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If you want it fixed unbolt the tranny drop it and give it to a transmission shop to fix it. It won't cost much maybe 600$ to fix for parts and labor
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Its definitely a Synchronizer same thing happened to me... Sooner or later your not going to have a gear at all, I'd drop the tranny yourself and bring it to a shop
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Its definitely a Synchronizer same thing happened to me... Sooner or later your not going to have a gear at all, I'd drop the tranny yourself and bring it to a shop
Yep that happened to me grinding got so annoying I took it to the shop raced it that weekend before fixing it and my 3rd and 4th gear the two gears that were grinding seemed like nothing was there. Apparently a pin that held the shift fork came out and was just floating around in my tranny.
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Yep that happened to me grinding got so annoying I took it to the shop raced it that weekend before fixing it and my 3rd and 4th gear the two gears that were grinding seemed like nothing was there. Apparently a pin that held the shift fork came out and was just floating around in my tranny.
Yeah I had it so bad to where I could go into third easier then b4 it busted and it were as if I was in neutral lol I'd drove with it for like a week I'd mash it 1st thru 2nd and skip to 4th.. super annoying! Dealership showed me the trannys internals and I coulda added some milk and have myself a bowl of synchros lmao
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