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jeeper josh 04-03-2012 10:34 PM

1991 2.5 manual transmission help
was coming home tonight down the highway in 4th gear and hit a pothole and i down shifted and could barely get it into gear. it goes into first third and fifth if i force it over but it wont go into any of the bottom gears (2nd, 4th, reverse) any one know what could have happened?

Xpress 04-03-2012 11:41 PM

Can you shift it into the gears with the engine off? If so, sounds like a clutch issue, perhaps you knocked a hydro line loose or off?

ballistx 04-04-2012 05:30 AM

check the underside.

banks316 04-04-2012 05:56 AM

Check your trans mount

jeeper josh 04-04-2012 11:19 AM

no the clutch is fine i believe, it does the same when its off, i will for sure check the mount today.

Ibuildembig 04-04-2012 11:27 AM

maybe the shifter is hitting the tub?

jeeper josh 04-05-2012 10:59 AM

transmission is fine, bolts on the skid plate broke and that caused it to drop and slide around.

VeroJoe 04-05-2012 04:57 PM

Better than a tranny rebuilt!!

Nubby55 04-05-2012 07:46 PM

WOW that must have been some pot hole!

BT 04-05-2012 08:18 PM

Glad to hear it's not something too serious. I've always tried to avoid pot holes because knowing my lucky I'll pop a tire or something like that.

jeeper josh 04-07-2012 02:24 AM

the bolts were already half rusted out anyways, the bump just finished it off. im going to pick up a new old transmission out of a 95 next weekend to slowly rebuild that, always nice to have a spare!

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