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1996 Geo Prizm Question: 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS

 

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Visitor, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Little Rock, AR, March 18, 2011, 11:12

MY 96 GEO PRIZM STARTS JUST FINE BUT WHEN I PUT IT IN FIRST GEAR IT BARELY PULLS AND WHEN I TRY TO PUT IT IN SECOND GEAR THE ENGINE REVS UP HIGH. WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM WITH MY CAR?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 18, 2011, 14:01
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    It sounds like the clutch is worn out. The clutch disc, pressure plate and release bearing will have to be replaced. Requires removing the transmission.

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