• Improper clutch release caused by faulty linkage and/or improper release linkage adjustment
  • Improperly install shifter
  • Bent shift fork/ damaged pivot ball
  • Worn synchronizer rings
  • Improper transmission lubricant
  • Pilot bearing/bushing binding on transmission input shaft
  • Clutch disc hub spring housing hitting flywheel or flywheel bolts
  • Damaged or defective pressure plate drive straps.
  • Bell housing misalignment