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Oct 14, 9:19pm - #53171 
gear question

I cant put the stick into first gear until the car is completely stop. Is this normal???


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Oct 15, 12:15am - #53172 
Yes

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Oct 15, 12:35am - #53173 
Unfortunetly. I don't know what it means, but it is normal. Perhaps to prevent over revving and mis-shifting.


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Oct 15, 10:01am - #53174 
u can put it into first as long as your going UNDER 15 mph. you have to have the clutch all the way in and it takes a little more effort.


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Oct 15, 10:32am - #53175 
The reason that you cant put the shifter in first is because the transmission is spinning so fast in first gear that the syncro is unable to syncronize it.

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Oct 15, 12:44pm - #53176 
i can put in first as long as it is under 20 mph


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Oct 15, 2:14pm - #53177 
Thanx guys! I thought my tranny had a problem because they just do some warranty work on the gear..anyway, i'm clear now. Thanx again thumbsup


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