Question About What Would Cause A Manual Transmission To Not Go Into 1st Gear


Driving With Auto Transmission In Second Gear. Good Or Bad

Asked on Jun 18, 2010 Sometimes i mistakingly put the shifter (automatic trans.) in the second gear position instead of just "D". in a manual transmission in 2nd gear, you can't do 5 mph and you can't do 50 mph either. what prevents thestalling in an automatic transmission? and will driving ... Read more

Dealership Transmission Flush, Now Wont Shift Into 5th Griiiiinding Occasionally

Asked on Jul 4, 2010 05 Nissan 350Z Performance Model 6 speed Manual transmission 29,000 miles / no previous transmission problems After dealer recomended 29K mile transmission flush shifting is not the same. 50% of the time when i shift at approximately 4K rpm into 5th gear i get that lovely grinding sound ... Read more

I Have A 98 2.4 Cavalier With Manual Transmission. My Shifter Won’t Move Left Or Right And Stuck In 1st Gear.

Asked on Apr 27, 2010 I have a 98 2.4 Cavalier with manual Transmission. my shifter won't move left or right and stuck in 1st gear. the engine and clutch are only a year old and i had the transmission replaced about 2 months ago. Yesterday i put it in reverse to ... Read more

BMW E46 M3 SMG Transmission

Asked on Jun 19, 2010 In-side the M3 SMG there seems to be a Manual Gear Shifter. Does this therefore mean that you can manually select Gears or do you always have to use the Paddles behind the steering wheel? Also I've read there is no clutch so if you can ... Read more

2004 Mazda3 Manual 5speed. 3rd Gear Was Kicking Out, And Now Just Grinds. Is This A Bad Shifter Or Tranny

Asked on May 30, 2010 Car: 2004 Mazda3 5-speed standard transmission 78000 miles Problem beginning: Several weeks ago I found that in third gear, sometimes the car would go out of gear. It did not seem to have any consistent cause, either. Sometimes it would kick out of gear while accelerating, sometimes while maintaining speed, sometimes when ... Read more

Why Don’t Manual Transmission Cars Have Gear Indicators

Asked on Apr 15, 2010 Why don't most manual cars have gear indicators like automatics do? It'd be helpful for drivers to look at the dash to see what gear they're in as opposed to staring all the way at the shifter. ... Read more

Bad Transmission Or Misaligned Linkage

Asked on Jul 3, 2010 I have a 1998 Chevy Malibu and all of a sudden I cannot push in the button on the gear shift to get out of park. It is hit or miss but lately, it has gotten worse. Seems like if I pushed the shifter ... Read more