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Permanent pressure on the gear lever, and therefore the selector fork, can cause wear over time, leading to a very unhappy transmission in the future. Or worse still, a selector fork looking like this one in the picture!
And….. Getting lazy with gear changes! When driving at speeds between 20kph and 40kph, it’s easy to get lazy with changing the gears to suit the speed.
Do you know the symptoms of an unhappy transmission? Read on, especially if you want to avoid a broken transmission selector fork looking like the one in the picture!
Symptoms of a unhappy transmission include:
- Odd sounds (whirring, squealing, bumping, or thumping)
- Grinding noise
- Transmission jumps out of gear (into neutral)
- Difficulty shifting gears
- Stuck in one gear
- Can’t get vehicle into gear
- Leaking transmission oil