Loving my red
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Problem going into fifth gear - do I need to tighten a nut?
My car is really hard to get into fifth gear. Its not that you have to push really hard - its just locating where 5th is thats the problem. I have a 6 speed box if that makes any difference.
I have heard (and read on the Alfaworkshop site) that this can be down to a nut that needs tightening up on/in the gearbox somewhere.
This is quoted from the GTV buyers guide on the Alfaworkshop site but there isn't a how-to about fixing it....
Gear boxes are generally trouble free, but do check that all gears engage smoothly without crunching, occasionally the nut comes loose on 5th gear and this can make 5th gear difficult to engage, however the nut only usually needs tightening which can be done with the gear box in situ.