Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 13:32:57 GMT
From: simon_magnusnopsameja.com
Subject: Re: 5th Gear Selection troublesome in '95 900S


In article <19990921.7A6D6F8.C94Dnopsamveg.ridgecrest.ca.us>, mojavegnopsamecrest.ca.us (Everett M. Greene) wrote: > "Adrian Colombini" <acolombininopsamlise.co.uk> writes: > > > > About four months ago I had a replacement engine fitted to my 110,000 mile > > 900S from a one year old car with 9000 miles on it. Ever since I have had > > occasional problems selecting fifith gear- the lever just finds a dead end, > > other times it slides in nicely. > > > > Is it possible that the gear linkage can be adjusted or am I now looking at > > a new gearbox? Oh yes and just had a new clutch fitted which seems to have > > made the problem worse. > > If anyone has an answer, I'd like to know it, also. I have a > 1985 900 with the same problem. Adjusting the linkage made it > go into (and come out of!) 5th gear more easily, but now it > doesn't always want to go into 3rd. > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Everett M. Greene (The Mojave Greene, crotalus scutulatus scutulatus) > Ridgecrest, Ca. 93555 Path: mojavegnopsamecrest.ca.us My '85 900 goes into 5th ok but it seems to me that 3rd and 5th are too close together. So I have to be careful going into 5th or I get a wake up call. Is this the nature of the beast or what? Regards, Simon > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.

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