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Old 10-19-2014, 10:01 AM   #1
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Now 3rd gear is messing up

Hey everyone!

I've posted here before that in my 1999 Boxster, 2nd gear would sometimes slip and my car would sit in neutral at stops and things like that until it reengages again. Well I had that repaired (I had the entire clutch pack replaced, along with the IMS bearing)

That fixed my problem with 2nd gear, it works great now, sometimes. :/ Sometimes my car will still idle or go into neutral when i'm stopping or at a red light. But it's not as constant now.

Well, now 3rd gear is being weird. When I'm shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear, it slams again. Just like 2nd gear used to do to me. Now when I'm driving too, 3rd gear will sometimes go out then go back in, and then go out again and reengage. All within 5 seconds, a really quick jerking motion with happen.

I was talking to some of my local PCA members and they said it could be that a filter in my transmission might be kinda clogged and it's preventing transmission fluid from getting to the right places. Could this actually be the problem? Or do I just need to go ahead and get a new transmission?

I'm really wanting to keep this car for a long time and give it some TCL, but if this transmission keeps being finicky like this with me I just don't know what else I can do.

Any help as to what it may be? OR what I can do to find out?

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Old 10-19-2014, 12:13 PM   #2
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I assume this is a tiptronic ? When you had the clutch pack replaced did the shop not change the fluid/filter at that time ? How many miles on the car ? How many miles on the rebuilt transmission ? Any warranty on the tran. rebuild ?
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:11 PM   #3
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I assume this is a tiptronic ? When you had the clutch pack replaced did the shop not change the fluid/filter at that time ? How many miles on the car ? How many miles on the rebuilt transmission ? Any warranty on the tran. rebuild ?
It is a tiptronic. When the clutch pack was replaced he didn't put more transmission fluid in. I just had the transmission fluid replaced about a month and a half ago. As far as I know the filter was not cleaned or changed. The car has 98,000 miles on it. The rebuilt transmission only has about 1500-2000 miles on it. There is no warranty on the transmission or rebuild. But since the mechanic did the repair he did replace the clutch pack for free since he said he should have known it was bad when he did the rebuild. So, kind of a layman's warranty with the mechanic.
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clutch pack? I'm not following..I didn't think tiptronics had any sort of clutch.
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Old 10-19-2014, 04:58 PM   #5
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My mechanic had said that the clutch pack was the item that houses all of my gears. So all my gears for my different gears (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th) was replaced. He replaced it because second gear had a lot of the teeth broken, so it would slip off of the transmission and that's why it would go into neutral and then it would catch again and go back into gear. But even though he replaced it, I still have the issue.

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