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Apr 30, 8:35pm - #169086 
NEED HELP! TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS!

hey guys, my 3rd gear grinds when I shift sometimes. I was wondering if I should check the transimission fluid or is it actually a problem in my transmission?. If it is my transmission, can someone tell me whats wrong and how much it might be to get it fixed?

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Apr 30, 8:38pm - #169087 
sounds liek synchroes are goin bad do you have less than 60k on the car if so take it to toyota its underwarrantee


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Apr 30, 8:38pm - #169088 
be sure to press the clutch, it works my friend thumbsup

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Apr 30, 9:14pm - #169089 
Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
be sure to press the clutch, it works my friend thumbsup


good idea never thought of that thumbsup


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May 1, 1:38am - #169090 
^^^^hehehe


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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May 1, 11:50am - #169091 
DUH i do, I have about 65K mi...how much would it cost to get new syncros


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May 1, 12:13pm - #169092 
around 320 installed at the most, my focus had them replaced for 240 at the ford dealer.

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May 1, 1:29pm - #169093 
Try greasing the shifter to.

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May 1, 3:37pm - #169094 
well...I just installed a new ground kit on my (custom built by me) and It kinda made my stick stiffer, it might just be me. Well if it did get stiffer than I hope this would solve me prob, but I don't know I'll have to see...

and yea grounding it is a MUST have, I can definately feel the difference in the wheel and in the gas thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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May 1, 5:47pm - #169095 
dude take it to toyota your still okay under the drive train warrenty i just go my whole tranny basically rebuild every gear except first and the the syncros and stuff like that, take it to them and let them test drive it, and if they grind it they there is a problem and they should take care of it, they might try putting in automatic transmission fluid first. apparently it make shifting smoother on manual tranny's but take it to toyota and let them do it...at most they might charge you a diagnostic fee 60 bucks or something

good luck

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May 1, 6:33pm - #169096 
hey man, I thought its just up to 60,000 miles...if not how long do I have until its too late?


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May 3, 8:40am - #169097 
my gts was doing that in 2nd and 4th, had to replace the whole tranny

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May 3, 8:44am - #169098 
mine grind to but not the way that not having the clutch all the way in.
i havent greast mine after i shiftet to short shiffter i only took the greas from the old shifter it cudd be that but now lattely its not grinding taht mutch

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