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#1 Old 11-03-2004, 07:39 AM
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Clutch problem

I hope ya'll can help me with this. Sometimes when I put the car in 1st it grinds. It does the same thing when I put it in reverse. It's pissing me off because I just bought the car brand new 5 months ago. Is this normal for subarus or do I have a problem that I need to take care of?
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Does it do it only when moving or when completely stopped?

I have heard that chaning to Redline gear oil will help the problem.
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I know if the car is even barely moving, it will grind in reverse. It's some saftey thing they added I read somewhere. I know first doesn't want to go in gear when I'm moving, but I just hold it there for a second or 2, and it'll finally fall into gear.... No grinding unless my clutch is partically engaged.

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at first it was when I was barely moving. Then yesterday it did it when I was at a complete stop waiting for a green light.
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Throw 3 quarts of redline MT-90 and one quart of Redline Shockproof superlightweight in the tranny fluid after draining the old stuff. Your problem should be solved.
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basically im going to tell you to double clutch first gear, i was reading some car manual that had a stick and it said if it wont go into first press clutch in a second time and it should allow first to be engauged. works for me.
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Thanks. I'll give it all a try.
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basically im going to tell you to double clutch first gear

Thats what I do and it seems to go into 1st a lot easier. Also, if I'm having a hard time getting it into reverse I noticed that if you put it into 1st and then reverse it will go right in. I don't know if its a case of crappy syncro's or what but hope that works for ya .
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hey its no problem, guess thats the kinda stuff ya get from reading V6 mustang owner manuals and saturn owner manuals. i do it when im bored. the ford one tells you where to shift for best gas milage too...
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