Car wont shift

Asked by Jun 01, 2016 at 03:13 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Golf 2 Dr GL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 97 golf will not go into gear it will just grind, I
have to turn the car of to try to get it into gear
most the time it won't work, I replaced the clutch
master cylinder and the slave master cylinder I
have tried to research and haven't fond a whole lot
of any one could help it would really be appriciated

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Sounds like your gear box has issues with the synchromesh... The synchos can be replaced, but it's probably just as cheap to get a new gear box.

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