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Ford Focus 1.6 Lx Trouble Going Into 3Rd Gear


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#1 chunk833



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Posted 28 July 2012 - 02:48 PM

hello i own a ford focus 2001 1.6 lx manual
i have a gearbox problem it seems to crunch alittle going into 3rd gear but only 3rd but its not all the time it does this it seems better when im going slower but just wonderd if any one knows what it might be ?
many thanks

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#2 Andy 1965

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 03:17 PM

Interesting. My car had slight difficulty going from second to third and again, it was intermittent. I removed the console below the gear stick ( it just pops out) and sprayed all the linkages with WD-40. I done this about four months ago and it's been fine since! Hope this helps.

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