May 29, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will want to confirm what gearbox you have first. May 20, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No problem. Thanks for your time and help. They can help you find the right fluid. Seems to have a leak from the black pan under the trans Seems like the gasket is blown out What do you think is a good price. April 9, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. Clutch and shifting is smooth in all gears including R.
Not sure if it is one big problem clutch kit or a multitude of smaller problems where a simple fluid change could cure a symptom or two. I just had the transmission fluid changed last week. However, they have apparently changed the design, recognizing the poor design of the original unit. March 27, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes the car needs to be as level as possible. Once my car is heated up the car battles to change gears, the revs peak past 4 then it changes hard with a bang. When the car is cold it shifts pretty normally, but after 15-25 minutes of driving the first two gears become hard to engage and they slip. Great sight and looking forward to patronizing you.
This would mean an internal seal or clutch is worn. Direct replacement for your broken one or an ideal upgrade from your 2002 - 2004 6-speed to the 2005 - 2006 6-speed with the improved gear ratios. I can go through the rest of the gears but it just binds up. This article applies to the 1st and 2nd. Gears shift fine, no slips, pop outs grinds, etc July 25, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like a possible bearing. The contact stated that the vehicle clutch was defective.
Can you tell me where the fill plug is for the Gearbox? Take care to keep your hands clear of the dispensed fluid—you warmed your car up to make it easier for the fluid to drain. Car run very well, no light indicating somethings is wrong. A Pelican community member may be able to answer your question. Attempts to purchase the oil at the local dealer resulted in them offering to sell me a transmission oil replacement service. Unit contains sealed bearings so I'm told , that are not serviceable.
I replaced the tires, had them balanced, alignment done, rebalanced. Could this be caused by the need to change the fluid or do you have another possible cause. We say change it every 50k! Check if you can shift it manually with the cables removed, if not the issue is internal. This is the plug that you add fluid to. November 13, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I cannot comment on price, as I haven't seen the issue.
Check the movement at the trans, see if the shift linkage moves along with the shifter. Thanks January 16, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Use a shallow socket and a long breaker bar. September 23, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Before blaming the drivetrain, I would check for a bent wheel. There seems to be some confusion about this oil and what exactly it is. One comment regarding Cooper non-S with 5spd Getrag transmission late 2005 and 2006 R50s.
Shortly after the warranty expired, and 10,481 miles after a dealer maintenance check, the brake light indicator began flashing. The constant velocity joints are tight, the movement is obvious at the point the driveshaft enters the transmission. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. A rebuild may be needed. Goes into place ok but when you let the clutch out it jumps out of second. I would like to go to Red Line in my Mini if possibleworked great for my E46 manual trans. This article applies to the 1st and 2nd.
This will be your best bet when diagnosing. Fill and drain plug locations. The bearing is apparently not getting a proper supply of fluid. I would suggest replacing it. While the transmission bearings are not as sensitive as the engine bearings, they can still exhibit wear from these particles in the oil. June 16, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would suggest replacing the sealing gasket.