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Manual transmission sticks in reverse

Jun 08, 2002 Manual transmission stuck in reverse, stick just flops arround Had something like this happen to the 3speed in my old Falcon once. The cotter pin that held the shift linkage between the column and transmission sheared off on a downshift and left me stuck in second gear for a while.

Jun 24, 1999 Quite possibly, the points on the teeth of the reverse gears have been worn off. To understand the problem and how you can avoid the repair, you'll have to get a little lesson in transmissions.

Manual transmissions have two shafts, each with arrangements of gears that allow you to vary the drive ratio from the engine to the wheels.

Transmission Fluid While manual transmissions don't use the same type of fluid as automatics, they do need lubrication in order to operate. There's a chance that low fluid level could prevent the transmission from coming out of gear.

The car is a 2000 Honda CRV (4 cylinder), with a manual transmission. Basic problem is that the transmission gear gets stuck, and one cannot make a speed change. Sep 12, 2014 Vehicle Virgins gives you the tips needed to successfully drive a manual in reverse. Although the number of manual transmission or stick shift vehicles on the road has decreased dramatically in recent years, from 35 percent of all vehicles in 1985 to about 10 percent today according to recent media reports, theyre still the preference of millions of drivers in the U.

S. Numbers on the gear stick: In an automatic transmission car, the gear stick has letters for drive, reverse, neutral, and park. In a manual, there are numbers for each gear, along with an R" for reverse".

Manual transmissions can be fun to drive, but a problem with shifting is no fun at all. If your vehicle is stuck in reverse, it could be a simple issue with the clutch or a larger mechanical issue. Replied by barneyb on topic My car is stuck in reverse If it were a clutch problem you should still be able to shift through the gears with the engine off.

Since you can't then the problem is with the shifter mechanism or the transmission. Gear shift stuck in reverse, 5 speed manual transmission. Suddenly gear shifter has a lot of play in it. Past 1 12 years have had problems only in downshifting from 3rd to 2nd. No previous problems shifting in reverse. Car can be pushed forward once clutch is in.