wont go into gear while running

Asked by Nov 03, 2012 at 02:19 PM about the 1991 GMC Sierra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

put new clutch plate and bearing in about 5 yrs ago. was running fine. then it was getting hard to get in gear. when off, it goes into gear. bled it and went around the block. was like butter. next day tried to drive it and it wouldnt go in gear, bled again. didn't take for test drive. next day tried to drive it and same thing, wouldn't go in gear. help!

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Low fluid can cause the synchronizers to not work. They could also just be worn out. A pilot bushing/bearing that is sticky or a dragging clutch could cause the input shaft to spin making it hard to get into gear.

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