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WARDHOG

Having trouble shifting these days

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This has been happening over and over in the last few months and is now becoming a PITA. It really acts up after using reverse and then trying to select 1st and all I get is a dead spot. So, I put it in second and start off in 2nd and still don't have 3rd to slip into but forth and 6th is good but also no 5th. Now, when downshifting, still no 3rd and 5th but when I rev match the engine to go into 2nd, I feel the gear lever notching in further and feels more solid and normal. After that, everything is fine until a few days or so and the same thing happens all over again. I'm not hearing any grinding and sometimes in a great while I will accidently grind it trying to get into 2nd to start off.

This really started after getting my RMS changed out and I had them put a new clutch disk in for good measure since it was tore apart for the RMS. I've had a SSK in my car since the first week of ownership and the only owner of the car with around 42K and four years of ownership. Does this mean serious tranny problems or just a quick adjustment or something. I have an extended warranty I rather not really put to use if I don't have to.

Any suggestions would be helpful.

TIA! :o

P.S. I took my car apart to check out the SSK and everything seems normal since the day I installed it myself, four years ago.

Edited by WARDHOG

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Those sound like the same symptoms I had when my transmission conked out. I have a 1999 996 Cab. The transmission went south at 36,000 miles. I'm the second owner of the car (I bought it with 29K on it), and I don't know how it was maintained or driven before I got it. I recommend taking it to the dealer. They can tell immediately if it is the transmission. If so, the only remedy is to replace the whole thing. I paid about $6000 for a Porsche rebuilt transmission and the labor. Good luck, maybe it is something else.

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Transmission (synchro gone) agreed. Wander if at the outside chance the clutch hasnt fully disengaged (dragging) seeing as you had the clutch replaced? Maybe they havent fitted something correctly?

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