3rd gear crunch

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3rd gear crunch

Post by Alimr2786 » 07/05/20 19:45

I have a 1994 n/a mr2 and only in 3rd gear when down shifting it tends to notch very annoying, im thinking its the 3rd gear synchro? Is there anything else it could be?
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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by benckj » 07/05/20 20:28

Gear oil
Cable bushes
Engine mounts
Square bush
Synchros or bent fork......


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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by Alimr2786 » 07/05/20 21:58

Many thanks buddy i will investigate

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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by chrisE » 12/05/20 14:36

Start with your cable bushes as they're the first things to wear-out and the easiest to replace.
I didn't do it.


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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by Alimr2786 » 21/05/20 22:26

Any ideas where I could get some gear cable bushings from? Many thanks

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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by MR2DI4 » 21/05/20 23:52

Replace the oil in the transmission immediately, it never gets replaced.

The gearbox will last forever if the oil is replaced every 60,000km with Castrol Syntrax 75W-90.

Over 230,000km on mine and no issues at all with shifting.

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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by jimi » 22/05/20 2:48

Black is not a colour ! .... Its the absence of colour
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Re: 3rd gear crunch

Post by Alimr2786 » 22/05/20 10:30

Thanks jimi

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