Signs of a Troubled Stick Shift

troubled stick shift

They may not be as common as they were some years ago, but people are still driving vehicles with manual transmissions. There are many benefits that come from having a manual clutch, such as great gas mileage or low maintenance costs. So if you’re an owner of a stick shift vehicle, there are a few things that you want to keep an eye for just to make  sure that everything stays in good shape.

  • Clutch is sticking – If you’ve pressed your clutch to the ground and it doesn’t come back up, that’s a sign a specific problem. This may be a result of a seal leakage in the slave cylinder or clutch master, which will require a replacement.
  • Clutch slips – When your clutch slips, the engine will rev, but the car itself will not move the way it should be, if at all. Call on the help of an expert to have this corrected as soon as possible.
  • Difficult to get into gear – Problems with staying in gear or shifting at all can be a signal that your that a component of your transmission is damaged or worn, or it could a sign of an electrical issue.

A clutch that is not operating properly can prove to be a major safety issue. So if you’ve been experiencing any of these issues, it is very important that you get your vehicle into a specialist. Luckily for you, A&A Transmission is right here to handle all of your stick shift issues in Yukon, OK. Be sure that you give us a call today at 405-350-6600