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VN commodore gearbox problems

Klemke7

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Hi guys,
Was just wondering if anyone could help me out I have a 1991 vn commodore 5 speed manual and I just replaced the clutch release bearing and my gear stick doesn’t seem to move freely when it’s in neutral and won’t go into gears properly
 

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Did you check the clutch pedal height ? 170mm to the floor pan.
 

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Long shot- the clutch plate is supposed to be installed with the long hub nose facing the flywheel, damper springs facing the gearbox. Maybe you installed the plate back to front.
 

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I haven’t taken off the clutch plate I only replaced the clutch release bearing
 

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Is the new bearing identical to the old bearing? I assume the new bearing fitted the fork correctly. This is normally a pretty straightforward job.
 

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Yes everything fitted fine
I took it for a test drive and when the gear stick was in neutral it was in gear and would only go into 3rd and 4th gear
 
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I'd have a look at the selectors and their linkages.
 

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as in the the 2 forks on the lid that slide in on top to change gears?
 
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