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Shifting into1st - what could cause it to pop out or make grinding sound?

(1994 BMW 318i)
in Olympia, WA on January 03, 2012
I just purchased this little green 1994 318i for a gas saver. The guy said it had a positive first gear...I say now "ha it. Means ...make sure you heave it in first a
!!! Sometimes smooth as silk for all gears...sometimes not. Just wear? It has about 150k on it.
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of Auto Specialty, Inc. on January 04, 2012
Sounds like a internal transmission synchronizer problem. I recommend having a trusted repair shop give you an estimate on repairing or replacing.
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