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Re: trouble shifting (archive)

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Posted by Scott Fuller on January 08, 2001 at 23:24:01:

In Reply to: trouble shifting posted by Stuart on January 08, 2001 at 17:40:49:


Lately I have had trouble putting my car into gear (manual tranny) when it's cold.

I had the same symptoms, could barely get the car to engage first gear, and then almost lost all momentum by the time I got it into second. Changing the old sludge transmission oil to synthetic made all the difference in the world! We have had several weeks of single digits and a few below zero nights, and I have had no problems shifting since making the switch.

Scott



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