Lost reverse gear this morning
alancordeiro at comcast.net
Tue Dec 20 07:12:00 EST 2005
Yes, every forward gear seems normal. My reasoning for suspecting
a gear was that only reverse uses the extra countershaft...
It would be great if were as simple as a linkage. I will look
into the linkage next.....
Thanks for the quick responses,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <kneale at coslink.net>
To: "Bernie Benz" <b.benz at charter.net>; "alan cordeiro"
<alancordeiro at comcast.net>
Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 5:29 AM
Subject: Re: Lost reverse gear this morning
> I'll bet your unintended clutch pop affected something like Bernie
> suggests. Does every forward gear shift feel exactly "normal"? I'd
> the adjustment of the shift lever mounting. If I remember correctly,
> there's some alignment allowed in that assembly.
> At 07:51 PM 12/19/2005 -0800, Bernie Benz wrote:
> >Not likely an internal problem, IMO. Could be linkage, or mounts
> >the linkage.
> >> From: "alan cordeiro" <alancordeiro at comcast.net>
> >> Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 22:23:05 -0500
> >> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> >> Subject: Lost reverse gear this morning
> >> I started up the car this morning, and let it idle while I brushed off
> >> Got into the car, put it in reverse and was getting ready to slowly
> >> back up, when my wet snowboot slipped off the clutch.
> >> The car shuddered and almost stalled till I got my foot back on the
> >> clutch. I did not realize it until I parked the car in a parking spot
> >> at a shop and tried to reverse. Under normal (gentle) clutching
> >> this time, the car did a small jerk and then would not drive.
> >> I finally figured it would go forward but now backwards, so I pushed it
> >> of the parking slot, and drove home.
> >> I almost seems that reverse gear engages briefly, and then gives out.
> >> Did I break a few teeth on the counter shaft? So whenever it gets to
> >> that spot it runs free?
> >> Any BTDT? or other suggestions?
> >> Alan
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