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REVERSE GEAR ON 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAKES A LOUD GRINDING

1985 Volkswagen Cabriolet • 227,854 miles

Rattling noise, all other gears work fine, is this fixable? 5 speed manual transmission, all other gears work fine. Is this a clutch issue, transmission replacement time? Please advise
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Minamee2
July 7, 2012.




When does it make this noise?

Roy

Roy. It makes the rattling noice when I shift into reverse. Once running it stops

Tiny
Minamee2
Jul 9, 2012.
Thanks Thomas.I guess it's overhaul time : )))

Tiny
Minamee2
Jul 9, 2012.
Sorry Thomas, I didn't make myself clear. Specifically reverse rattles but once in 1st, 2nd, etc the rattling stops. Any idea of overhaul approx cost?
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Tiny
Minamee2
Jul 9, 2012.
Thanks for your help. It is much appreciated : ))) have a great day!

Tiny
Minamee2
Jul 9, 2012.
I provided useful info that has now been removed.

If "experts" are not familiar with this "common" 020 gear noise, then they are not "experts" in
VW's.

The original poster was happy with my replies, yet the "experts" have yet to post something useful.

There's something wrong with this forum!

Tiny
Exovcds
Jul 11, 2012.

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