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Re: tranny problems

To: "John Waringa" <>,
Subject: Re: tranny problems
From: "Andrew B. Lundgren" <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 20:01:44 -0700
Sounds like a clutch or your hydraulic system has air due to a leak or
wear.  Look for leaks, if you find none, you can try bleeding your
clutch.  If that does not work, then it would be a good time to paint
your engine bay!

On Sun, 10 Jun 2001 15:14:14 -0400, John Waringa wrote:

>last night i parked my '79 MGB on a hill and put the e brake on.  when i got
>back in the car and started it i think i used to much force putting it in
>reverse to get outta the parking spot.  now the car does not shift smoothly.
>the gears normally dont grind, but i have to double clutch to get into gear
>sometimes.  reverse is the worse, but it also resists going into fist and
>second.  3rd and 4th gear dont seem to be affected.  any ideas what could be
>wrong?  will it require pulling the engine + tranny?   please help.
>John Waringa
Andrew Lundgren

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