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Old 20-06-2018   #1
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Problems getting gear change

Its become increasingly difficult to get the gear stick to change gear.
After not driving the car for a while I got in it yesterday and it would go into reverse the gear stick just wouldn't budge in that direction.


A trip to Kwik Fit and they said its not the gear linkage, its something relating to the cables and it'd need to go to the Fiat Dealership to be fixed.


I have no idea about car mechanics, can the car not just be fixed at a "normal" garage?
Fixing gear cables? is that expensive?
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Its become increasingly difficult to get the gear stick to change gear.
After not driving the car for a while I got in it yesterday and it would go into reverse the gear stick just wouldn't budge in that direction.


A trip to Kwik Fit and they said its not the gear linkage, its something relating to the cables and it'd need to go to the Fiat Dealership to be fixed.


I have no idea about car mechanics, can the car not just be fixed at a "normal" garage?
Fixing gear cables? is that expensive?
Hi.

Try spraying them with WD40..

If it improved..spray with a light oil.

Charlie
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Re: Problems getting gear change

Is the gear lever stiff with the engine turned off. Is it stiffer moving lever forward and back wards or from side to side?
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Re: Problems getting gear change

Week old post ...

On my mj its 1st and 2nd .. but a lot of age related stuff going on there..
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