Transmission grinding when changing to 3rd gear?

Asked by Dec 16, 2015 at 02:08 PM about the 1995 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What could be the problem when the transmission
grinds when changing to 3rd gear it's sometimes
when you try to do a fast change you'll hear a
grinding sound and I have no clue what it could be
can anybody help or give me an idea? Thanks n
advance :)

1 Answer

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Worn synchros would be my guess. I would recommend checking the transmission oil level and maybe drain and replace it with some Lucas Transmission Fix and then top it off with the recommended gear oil.

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