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gear question #53171 Oct 14, 9:19pm Oct 14, 9:19pm
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gear question
I cant put the stick into first gear until the car is completely stop. Is this normal???


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Re: gear question [Re: kevin2] #53172 Oct 15, 12:15am Oct 15, 12:15am
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Yes

Re: gear question [Re: kevin2] #53173 Oct 15, 12:35am Oct 15, 12:35am
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Unfortunetly. I don't know what it means, but it is normal. Perhaps to prevent over revving and mis-shifting.


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Re: gear question [Re: kevin2] #53174 Oct 15, 10:01am Oct 15, 10:01am
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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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Re: gear question [Re: glitch] #53175 Oct 15, 10:32am Oct 15, 10:32am
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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.

Re: gear question [Re: kevin2] #53176 Oct 15, 12:44pm Oct 15, 12:44pm
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i can put in first as long as it is under 20 mph


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Re: gear question [Re: kevin2] #53177 Oct 15, 2:14pm Oct 15, 2:14pm
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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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