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      11-30-2012, 11:30 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Twhill19 View Post

on a second note...

I always park my car in 1st gear with the handbrake on...does anyone think that this is linked to the "sticky" 1st gear issue? Im going to start using 3rd from now on and see if this goes away...
Don't use third gear. The higher the gear the easier it is for the car to roll in gear. You should use 1st or 2nd gears or even reverse. I always use 2nd gear though.

And no... its not because your using 1st gear when you park the car. Your problem - putting the car in 1st gear is because of your clutch! The clutch is seizing on the splines. Only fix is a new clutch.
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