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shifting problem

This is a discussion on shifting problem within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; I just noticed last night that it was really hard to shift into reverse and then this morning I noticed ...

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    shifting problem

    I just noticed last night that it was really hard to shift into reverse and then this morning I noticed that it was really hard to shift to 1st and 2nd gear. Anyone know what it is?

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    Clutch going out would be my guess...

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    I hope not i just had it changed under a year.

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    Check the fluid level in your master Cylinder.

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    How many miles on the tranny?


    Check the fluid level first but sounds like the sychros are going out.

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    just checked the fluid on the master clutch cylinder and it is good. Now i cant shift over to reverse without getting grinding. From what i believe the transmission hasn't changed so it should have 80,000 miles.

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    this may help you

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    Grinding = bad synchros in the tranny.

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    ^ +1 A throwout bearing can make a grinding noise too.

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