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eyegotgsoul
05-24-2009, 04:30 AM
Yesterday my GT popped out of 5th gear about 5 times until it finally wouldn't go back in. Gears 1 through 4 work fine. Anyone else ever had this problem, and if so, how I go about fixing it? 88 Celica 3SFE.

Murgatroy
05-24-2009, 04:47 AM
Get a new tranny. Your synchros are shot.

Shadowlife25
05-24-2009, 05:23 AM
Get a new tranny. Your synchros are shot.

Thats pretty much it. On the brightside, the tranny should be cheap and it's not difficult to replace.

CriScO
05-24-2009, 09:02 AM
Psh, I've been running with no third gear syncros for three years. It's fine. :hehe:

Yeah bud, sorry, once those 5th gear syncros are shot it becomes cheaper to just slap on a different transaxle.

theorhetoric
05-24-2009, 12:52 PM
had the same problem except I had no gears but 4th.. but the damn thing still got me 30 miles home without a tow..that is why I will never get rid of her!