Q: I started having trouble getting the clutch to go into gear.

asked by on

I just started having trouble yesterday getting the clutch to go into gear.

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

It appears that you may be experiencing signs of a worn out clutch given the year and mileage, that may likely be the case if this is the original clutch. Other components such as the clutch master and clutch slave cylinder, if faulty, can make it difficult for the driver to get the transmission into gear. Rather than guess what the problem may be, I recommend enlisting the assistance of a certified mechanic to come by and diagnose your gear issue. They will have the experience needed to quickly identify why your Ranger is having trouble getting into gear and will be able to assist you with the repairs needed to get your shifting smooth again.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. I started having trouble getting the clutch to go into gear.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car hardly shifting into gear

Hi there. Sounds to be that you're having issues with the transmission internal components. Shift solenoids switch between the gears, if one or multiple solenoids are malfunctioning it will cause your vehicle to not shift into those specific gears. Also,...

Q: Q: Car won't go into gear.

When you shift through the gears does your car want to roll freely at all? If the car will roll this is indicative of a failure of your automatic transmission that would need to be diagnosed by a certified transmission...

Q: Clutch Unresponsive

I'm assuming that when you mean the gears are changing properly, you are referring to the gear shifter will go into each gear when the motor is off. Otherwise, if you can get the car in each gear while it...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.