Shift 1st gear is hard, not like normal

Tiny
LORANZO
  • 2008 DAIHATSU SIRION
  • 68,861 MILES

My car have problem on shifting, when I shift on 1st gear its so hard not like normal, previously when I shift on 1st gear its smooth and the second problem, when I shift to the reverse gear its sound grinding.I dont know what is the problem.

Can someone help me.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 10:35 AM

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Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Check gear oil if okay -Have the clutch assembly checked and also could be the transmission snchronizers

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 10:51 AM
Tiny
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Thanks so much Rasmataz.I'll check 1 by 1.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 11:06 AM
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Seems the clutch disc is slow to return or the clutch is too low.

Try depessing the clutch pedal and wait a few seconds and if it is easier to shift into gear, the splines on the clutch shaft does not have sufficient lubrication causing the disk to return late.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 11:40 AM
Tiny
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Ok khlow. Maybe thats the right thing. Because when I step on the clutch pedal and I wait for a few second, the shifting get smooth 1st gear and the grinding sound also diassapear when I shift on the reverse gear. Maybe the lining clutch(clutch disk) already need to change. The only problem is shifting 1st gear and reverse gear. Thanks so much khlow. Appreciate it.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 12:18 PM
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You're welcome

Have a nice day.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 AT 12:32 PM

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