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      04-02-2016, 11:40 PM   #1
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6MT sticking when taking out of gear

So I'm having a weird issue where the shifter kind of sticks (mechanically binds it feels) more than usual when trying to shift out of a gear on deceleration. It happens on all gears I've tested.

It typically only occurs then, however sometimes it occurs once I've stopped. It becomes difficult to pull it out of first. For example, when I park the car, I typically pull the e-Brake and then go from 1st gear to Reverse to park it. But it takes quite a bit of effort to pull it out and place it in neutral. Going to reverse and all other gears isn't a problem.

Also it doesn't seem to happen when I'm not decelerating. If I'm at a constant speed and then put it in neutral, it doesn't happen. So it seems like its a deceleration/weight shift issue, not a transmission synchro issue.

Also, this literally cropped up overnight. Last night I drove it home fine and I noticed it this morning when I took it out. I'm not sure if anyone else experienced anything similar, but I haven't seen anyone else have this issue. Any help would be appreciated.
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So I'm having a weird issue where the shifter kind of sticks (mechanically binds it feels) more than usual when trying to shift out of a gear on deceleration. It happens on all gears I've tested.

It typically only occurs then, however sometimes it occurs once I've stopped. It becomes difficult to pull it out of first. For example, when I park the car, I typically pull the e-Brake and then go from 1st gear to Reverse to park it. But it takes quite a bit of effort to pull it out and place it in neutral. Going to reverse and all other gears isn't a problem.

Also it doesn't seem to happen when I'm not decelerating. If I'm at a constant speed and then put it in neutral, it doesn't happen. So it seems like its a deceleration/weight shift issue, not a transmission synchro issue.

Also, this literally cropped up overnight. Last night I drove it home fine and I noticed it this morning when I took it out. I'm not sure if anyone else experienced anything similar, but I haven't seen anyone else have this issue. Any help would be appreciated.
Do you think it's time for some new oil ... Just a thought.
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So I'm having a weird issue where the shifter kind of sticks (mechanically binds it feels) more than usual when trying to shift out of a gear on deceleration. It happens on all gears I've tested.

It typically only occurs then, however sometimes it occurs once I've stopped. It becomes difficult to pull it out of first. For example, when I park the car, I typically pull the e-Brake and then go from 1st gear to Reverse to park it. But it takes quite a bit of effort to pull it out and place it in neutral. Going to reverse and all other gears isn't a problem.

Also it doesn't seem to happen when I'm not decelerating. If I'm at a constant speed and then put it in neutral, it doesn't happen. So it seems like its a deceleration/weight shift issue, not a transmission synchro issue.

Also, this literally cropped up overnight. Last night I drove it home fine and I noticed it this morning when I took it out. I'm not sure if anyone else experienced anything similar, but I haven't seen anyone else have this issue. Any help would be appreciated.
Do you think it's time for some new oil ... Just a thought.
It's possible. I plan on doing it, but considering it wasn't a gradual situation, I didn't figure that was the root cause.
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Try when you park to pull the E-brake first, keep the car in neutral. Then release your foot off the brake pedal to let the car settle and then reapply your foot to brake pedal and then put into gear by putting it into 2nd and then to Reverse.
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