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Stiff gears and no Reverse

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by awfmaster, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. awfmaster

    awfmaster New Member

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    I have a 1998 1.8t A3 and recently swapped the gearbox for a vw golf box which was identical.

    The problem i have is now i have fitted the box everything went back together fine but the gearstick is extremely stiff and cannot get it in reverse whatsoever!

    Any suggestions appreciated.
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  3. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Did you check the gearbox before swapping it over, could have been knackered from the start.
     
  4. awfmaster

    awfmaster New Member

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    The gearbox was working OK before hand it had just been lyin around for a while which i dont think should affect it.

    When i move the selector by hand its selcting more than one gear but by the stick its only selecting one which i think is third.
     
  5. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Could be that the linkage needs re-aligning?
     
  6. awfmaster

    awfmaster New Member

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    Anyone know how to re-align the linkage then?

    Ill give that a try thanks
     

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