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Old 02-15-2011, 06:25 PM   #1
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1st gear problem

I have a '93 YJ manual and whenever i try to put it into 1st gear it feels as if it will not engage. and often it wont engage it takes a few tries of: neutral, release clutch, depress clutch and attempt to put it in first gear again. Is this a synchronizer issue??

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Old 02-15-2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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sounds like bad syncros.

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Old 02-15-2011, 09:39 PM   #3
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Try shifting Reverse than 1st. I bet it goes in easy every time.
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Old 02-16-2011, 12:38 AM   #4
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I always shift into second then first. Cuz its so hard to get it to go into gear.
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Old 02-16-2011, 12:40 AM   #5
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Could be low on fluid also. I had this problem and the the slave cylinder went out.
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