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Offline HK FD3S

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Gear selection issues fd3s
« on: July 16, 2012, 01:01:50 AM »
Fd3s-
Have noticed that when car is running selecting gear is a mission lots of strength required. However when switched off no issues moving into gears.
Have search and couldn\'t find any threads however I have read the following suggestion;

Replace gear box oil
Replace shift collar and check shifter re grease
Adjust pedal
Bleed slave cylinder

As I am probably going to dedicate to troubleshooting are there any other suggestion or recommendations.

Thanks all!

Offline gear1275

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2014, 03:32:28 PM »
I had this exact problem after I replaced all of my brake fluid.
The clutch would be fine when I started the car from cold but after a few miles and it getting up to temperature I would struggle to get gears. I re-bled the clutch and it had been fine since. That was many miles and months ago.
James

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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 04:44:39 PM »
If you pump your clutch 8 times will it select gears any easyer or just the same?

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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 05:03:40 PM »
Wow thanks for responding it\'s currently parked up/laid need to get my arse into gear!!!!

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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2014, 11:48:38 AM »
Quote from: HK FD3S;879996
Wow thanks for responding it\'s currently parked up/laid need to get my arse into gear!!!!


And the car! Haha sorry, couldn\'t resist. I will grow up one day I promise.....

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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2014, 09:48:12 PM »
In having the same problem but selecting 2nd? When i ease it in it will go in smooth, but if i try to change abit quiker it will catch/crunch? Every other gear is fine..syncro?

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« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2014, 09:29:20 AM »
Yep most likely synchro. You can get hold of a new gear box for ~£150 rather than having it rebuilt for 400+!!