My son was driving, and downshifted into second at around 35mph. Luckily I was replacing them! There is no feel of where the various gears are and you are left to guess the approximate position for each gear but once you do find a gear, the box accepts the shift without issue. Is this a competitive price or are they trying to rip us off? The car was running great for about two days and then when he got back up to school the issues began. Inspect the levers for stiffness. My throughout bearing went completely out suddenly.
If not, the issue is internal. February 15, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible the gear was damaged. Repair works like a champ and I saved myself a large repair bill. April 30, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible issue with fifth gear syncro. Pry off the ball ends of the transmission with a screwdriver.
It needs to be opened carefully since there are a couple of springs that will immediately jump all over. No other symptoms are apparent. Once home, I couldn't reverse into the driveway! In the winter, I usually don't have this issue except when I have been constantly shifting for some time. It really is stuck on there tight. I decided to change them both because both were badly worn.
I am looking for the bushing pictured, as mine is gone. It would have been easier to sell the car if the engine didn't run so spectacular. July 5, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If the cables are faulty, the shifter will move, but it will not engage the gears. Be prepared for a fight with that one. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. If it's the transmission, good luck.
I would drain fluid and see if there is any metal debris in it. If they have play or are binding replace them. Could the clutch have gone so suddenly without any sign of wear? All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. Now pry the plastic cover off the bottom exposing the cables inside. Consult authorized factory manuals when performing repair procedures.
This will be your best bet when diagnosing. Now get in the car and work the gearshift, checking that each throw operates smoothly. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. April 1, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: With your vehicle info handy, give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. June 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be the box.
Can you share a photo? I will have the article updated. November 20, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Replace the cables as a set, there are two. February 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not likely, sounds like the synchro in the gearbox for 4th gear might be on it's way out. This is a good product that is certainly cheaper than replacing the entire cable which is a real mini workout. The gear shifter overall feels sloppy and loose.
With your vehicle info handy, give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Inside the box, there's a hard plastic, conic shaped, piece that allows the positioning and fwd-bwd stepping of the shifter. We're on our second set of cables tooat 50k i think. But, there are two Conditions: Condition A and Condition B. Try removing the shift cables and moving it into reverse manually. The car will occasionally pop out of reverse and 1st.
Without shifter linkage components, then your Mini Cooper transmission would have to use telepathy or telekinesis to shift the gears for you. This includes any side to side movement of the gear lever while in neutral and engine running or not. July 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Try detaching the shift cables, does the shifter move freely? Comments and Suggestions: Jeremy Comments: Good afternoon. I'm going to replace it all. I had it towed and the garage told me my clutch was shot, but I'm not sure how they determined that without pulling it apart.
I cannot shift into Park, neither I can put the shifter into manual mode. March 16, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be trans mount, engine mount, shift cable, shifter adjustment or a problem with the gearbox itself. Now feed the new shift cables through the holes in the shifter housing, taking care that the small o-rings around the cable retainers seat properly Refit the cable retainer clips and pop the cable ends onto the new shift lever ball joints and re-fit the shift housing cover. Is this a lubrication issue? Would this be caused by broken cable? February 3, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Most likely the cables or shift level. Put it all back together.