Difficult to shift

Tiny
PAKRAT53
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  • 1988 HONDA CIVIC
  • 1.5L
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
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Clutch not slipping but will not shift into first or reverse without shutting off engine.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 AT 12:26 PM

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Tiny
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Sounds like a bad clutch or hydraulics are not working if you have hydraulic clutch. May be a bent fork, or throw out bearing going through pressure plate.
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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 AT 1:04 PM
Tiny
PAKRAT53
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That is what I was afraid of, worn pressure plate throw out bearing. Thank you that helps a lot.
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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 AT 3:34 PM
Tiny
KEN L
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Please let us know what you find ;)

Cheers, Ken
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Friday, May 5th, 2017 AT 4:57 PM

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