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Old 09-14-2004, 12:10 AM   #1
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Can't shift out of gears?

Has anyone had this difficulty where when turning (I think its right only) it is harder/impossible to shift out of 1st or 2nd gear even if you've pressed the clutch to the ground? And how would you solve it?


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Old 09-14-2004, 08:35 AM   #2
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hmm never heard of it. take it to a dealership... u have warranty. it coooould be your shift linkage, or shift linkage bolt. a dealership stripped out mine, and it start shifting like that, before eventully locking itself into 6th gear...
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Definitely hit up the dealership and see what's happenning, would be covered under warranty. Could be alot of things, shift linkage, etc but only when turning right, that is very strange.....
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yeah, use that warranty. Doesn't sound like anything that should be happening on a properly assembled and running car.
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i've never heard of that before. mine shifted fine
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Yeah, mine does that sometimes too. It won't get out of first gear...usally at the worst possible time. So back to the dealer again. My dealer feels like family now. I'm hoping that it's just a linkage issue, but it's intermittent which is strange. Let me know what you find out and I'll do the same.
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well when it got back from the dealership i got this:

Customer states hard shift out of second gear a couple times
road tested shifting ok checked oasis no ssms nec to check
linkage ok ok at this time
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