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#1 pakgorgor

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 08:41 PM

Hi,

 

My car recently developed a problem where it would jump out of 3rd gear. It only does it in 3rd, and only on deceleration, but not always.

 

I have renewed the engine stabilser rubbers and have checked the linkage (remote change). Everything looks to be in good order.

 

Any ideas?

 



#2 Swift_General

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 10:05 PM

If you're happy it's not an external issue with linkage/engine mounts then could be a number of things inside the 'box, synchro unit/springs, dog teeth or selector fork. In any event the 'box will need to come out, and chances are you will find a number of other components that are worn and will require replacement I'm afraid.

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Posted 15 September 2018 - 06:17 AM

Just check that there's nothing silly like carpet or a bent shift rod preventing it going right in to gear, if that's OK then as Swiftgeneral has suggested, though, the other thing it can be from is a worn Mainshaft Bearing too.






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