Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 13:13:40 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: gearbox/rod selector defect?

Zomerzeiler wrote: > For some time, my 1992 9000 CS 2.3 turbo gearbox doesn't run smoothly..... > > In first instance, he only jumped out of 4th gear, now it also refuses to > select 1st and 2nd gear. I can select their original position but > effectively I get 3rd and 4th respectively. The other gears are OK (except > the 'jumping 4th'). > > Is my box gone or is it only a defective rod selector? Is a defective rod > selector easy to repair? Most likely the rubber coupler which couples the rod coming out of the shifter housing to the rod going to the gearbox. Look down by the bulkhead (firewall), battery side of the engine, and you'll see it. Common for it to fail. Alternatively it could be your engine mounts have failed in a severe way. -- Grunff

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