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  1. Difficulty going into gear, 5 spd, out of ideas, really need help...

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    TLTR version: After getting a new clutch and changing the transmission fluid I am having a some trouble putting the shifter into gear. There is resistance going in but it seems like it doesn't take a lot of force to go in, it's more of a matter of waiting half a second or so. Alternatively I can...
  2. Stubborn shifter after 2ZZ/6-speed swap

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    When I swapped my engine for a 2ZZ, I seized the opportunity to also upgrade my transmission to a 6-speed C60 with a TRD helical LSD. While the car is driveable and all gears are useable, I have some difficulties shifting that I need to go away. The symptoms are this: 1st gear: hard to get...
  3. Gummy shift movement

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Long time lurker, first time poster. My 2 is having shifting issues, the horizontal movement between the gear gates feels gummy/resists movement. Shifting up/down into gears is fine, but going between the neutral positions from 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, and 5th/R is difficult. Has anyone else ever...
  4. hrmmm... cant shift into gear with car running?

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    so I *JUST* installed a new shifter cable last week and have been driving for a week with no problems. - yaaay! - ...until today when I try to throw it in gear after having been on the road already for a few hours and I hear grinding and it won't budge. - booo! - I immediately turned the...
  5. SMT Problems

    SMT
    Hi, I have had a 2002 MR2 Spyder for about 4 years now, it has had a few little problem here and there over its life. however, recently it had a big one. while driving home from work i went to up shift and right after i pressed it a loud grinding noise came from the engin for about a second...
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