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  1. SMT
    My freind is looking for a mr2. Iv never driven an smt but there is a mint one with an smt for 6500. Is the smt slower shifting than the manual? What are the downsides to the smt?
  2. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey Spyder Family, I'm having an interesting combination of issues and while I do some troubleshooting I figured I'd poll the community to see if anyone has some insight. Didn't place in the SMT section as I think it's a broader electrical issue, but will tag as SMT so this is searchable...
  3. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has seen this issue before. I bought an '02 SMT about a month ago and knew it had transmission issues from the start. At first it had some issues shifting into reverse or first gear, but it would go in if I cycled from neutral to reverse a couple of times. It...
  4. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I’m planning on using this Bosch brake fluid to flush my brakes. Will it also be ok for the SMT? I believe so but I just want reassurance. https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=11727065
    smt
  5. SMT
    Hi all, having a bit of trouble (expected) with my SMT Spyder. It all started a couple of days ago with the car suddenly stalling at a red light trying to take off in first suddenly. Limped home by revving and engaging first which was a bit jittery but got the car home. Tried the battery...
  6. SMT
    Hi all, this is my first post here as a new owner of an '02 SMT Spyder. Luckily it looks like I haven't had any major issues with the SMT, however I'm getting a nasty whine in 1-3 gears. I think one of the transmission bearings is shot and there's grinding from 1-2 and 4-5. Rather than...
  7. SMT
    I have an 03 5speed SMT Spyder that when I shift into fourth, the gear doesn't engage. This has been a problem since I bought it. Everyone that has driven it reckons that the syncro has gone. I currently have the gearbox out of the car, which is a C60 as opposed to the C56 that the vin plate...
  8. SMT
    2004-dash says S1, but revs freely like in neutral and won’t go. Additionally, R light comes on, can hear it engage the gear, car won’t roll but still revs and won’t go like it is in neutral. I want to keep it an SMT, any thoughts?
  9. SMT
    I have a 2004 with 60 K miles and SMT. I had postponed changing the SMT fluid since it was a slight pain, and needed to clean out garage for some working space. First there were no issues with the SMT before starting the fluid change over. No leaks no issues with the function of the SMT I read...
  10. SMT
    Hi I have a 2003 SMT. The car is not starting. When I turn the key nothing happens. The clock does dim when I turn the key. Headlights remain bright. I do not see any gear indicator light illuminated. I do hear the pump run and shut off. The fuses in the engine compartment look ok. The car sits...
  11. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi I have a 2003 smt. I don't drive the car that much, last time was a month ago. I get in, open the door hear the pump charge. Turn the key nothing. No gear indicator light displayed. Looked at fuses, nothing. I am not sure if I can even get the car towed as it still may me in gear. Headlights...
  12. SMT
    Hi, My son had a problem with his MR2 Spyder. It was not going into gear and doing some strange things (he did not elborate too much!). Its a 2001 model RHD, SMT, 1ZZ-FE. Anyway, took a look at it and found the Neutral Safety Switch was faulty along with the Reverse Gear Switch. Replaced these...
    smt
  13. MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    hello everyone. recently i converted my smt to mt and today i called my mechanic and told me the car doesnt rev past 3,5k rpm. have you ever heard anything like it? he can find the reason this happens. no codes apper o nthe dash.the car has a a whole new exhaust without cats and an airfilter...
  14. Cars for Sale
    Thinking about selling my 2004 SMT, 126k, almost new condition with more upgrades than I can remember, but I’ll try: Corky’s breastplate, new top 3 years ago or so-always kept inside and is in new condition, TRD strut braces front and rear, quick shift mod, like new seats, Pioneer AVH-4100NEX...
  15. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Ok I got a new can of SMT fluid from Monkey Question is, once I suck out as much fluid as I can, then refilling what it will take What is the next step to get the rest of the old fluid out? Do I put the air box and everything back in drive a bit and undo the air box and suck out more again? How...
    smt
  16. SMT
    Hello, I'm brand new here - never posted before so I hope you'll tolerate my naivete and general lack of knowledge. I have a 2003 Spyder that I've owned for 12 years and have always loved this car. Over 80K of ownership (it has about 117K total), aside from standard maintenance I've only had to...
  17. SMT
    I’ve been moving my 03 SMT around, and noticed that it isn’t really smooth at all. It works ok, but the clutch operation is jerky and there is some judder during clutch engagement. Is this typical? This is my first SMT, so I don’t have anything exact to compare it to, but my 2015 VW with a...
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  18. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    There are several threads about this but I thought I would add what I have encountered. We got our MR2 from my father who has since passed away so I did not know when the SMT fluid was even looked at. In fact I did not even about the reservoir under the air filter until recently. I am in...
  19. SMT
    Just bought an '02 MR2 Spider (today) that runs and shifts very smooth. The transmission light comes on and goes off randomly. So, as I am driving it home, I go through a series of traffic lights with no issues. Then about the 4th red light, when the light turns green, I step on the gas and...
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