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Re: 3rd gear doin' the grind

> For a while, my '91 coupe quattro has had this nasty habit of grinding
> it's way into 3rd gear if I take 2nd gear above approx. 5000 rpms before
> shifting.  Chances are that this is not the norm and I am curious as to
> the advice you guys might have on this problem.  Should I start looking
> for a new clutch?  A new tranny perhaps?(Please, dear God, no)  Would
> adjusting the clutch help?  If so, how does one go about doing it?
> Right now I am planning on having the tranny oil changed and hopefully
> that will solve the problem.  I am not going to hold my breath though.

Sounds like good advice, make sure you use synthetic oil, I recommend Mobil 1,
it has solved shifting problems in two of my cars.


91 200q

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