5th gear out in 97 toyota tercel

Discussion in 'NFC Forum' started by warren hunt, Nov 29, 2017.

  1. warren hunt

    warren hunt New Member

    Location:
    bremerton, wa
    A new clutch is in place, transmission fluid has been drained, worked on, 5th gear is loose when shifting, when parked, or driving all other gears are tight, do I need the gear box replaced, feels like something is broken when shifting to 5th gear.
     
  2. JimD

    JimD Waiting for Godot... Moderator

    Location:
    Missouri, USA
    Hello Warren. Someone here on Xweb may have a suggestion, but asking your question on a Toyota forum would be a good idea too.
     
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  3. Dr.Jeff

    Dr.Jeff True Classic

    Location:
    Sin City
    I'll admit when I first read the title I saw "5th gear out OF a 97 Toyota Tercel". I imagined that someone figured out the Tercel's 5th gear could be made to fit in the X's gearbox. After all I saw previously where someone machined the 2nd gear slider from a Yugo to fit the X box.
     
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  4. kmead

    kmead True Classic

    Location:
    Michigan
    Likely just wear in the shifter/shifter interface to the box.
     

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