Why is my gear stick stuck manual?
Hard shifting with manual transmission usually has to do with a problem in the gear system or with the clutch. Either one of the parts of the gear system is damaged or it is just completely worn out from too much use.
What happens when Synchros go bad?
Re: How do you tell if your synchros are bad? ( the car will grind inbetween gear changes, and it might pop out of gear, or refuse to go into gear. usually that happens with people that do a lot of “burn-outs” or drag racing and they shift too quickly.
Where is the dipstick on the side of the gearbox?
On most cars the filler plug on the side of the gearbox acts as the oil-level indicator, but a few cars have a gearbox dipstick. Layout under a front-engined rear-wheel-drive car The typical layout has the gearbox behind the engine and beneath the floor. Some gearboxes have a dipstick instead of the usual filler-and-level plug.
How can I Fix my manual gear box?
You will see two cables, get your hand in or use a tool and kink the left one up a few mm, do same with the right. Vac out the particles & this small adjustment should work. One will be the take keep of fluid and the other might be the brake fluid.
How big of a Oil can do I need to refill my gearbox?
You can use a 5 litre oil can laid on one side with the other side opened; or use one of the special containers that can be sealed afterwards for carrying the oil for disposal. Loosen the filler plug to make sure it has not seized and that you will be able to refill. Have some rag handy to soak up any splashes.
Is there a kink in the gear box?
If you go to select reverse gear you will notice that once the gate is lifted that first is easily now selected. The rods will need a slight kink in them. Unscrew gear knob, you may notice some fine plastic black particles on the shaft ball joint were it has been trying to engage gear but rubbing.