On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushings is pretty straight forward and not expensive and will commonly correct this concern.
Worn Shift Bushings Will Cause Manual Transmission to Pop Out of Gear on Toyota MR2
Average mileage: 130,046 (130,046–130,046)
Drive Train affected: Manual Transmission
5 people reported this problem
1991 Toyota MR2 - Manual Transmission 130,046 mi, Visitor
Manual transmission locked in gear