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 Corolla
Average mileage: 190,000 (190,000–190,000)
Drive Train affected: Manual Transmission
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1995 Toyota Corolla- Manual Transmission190,000Visitor
When driving i shifted down into second from third and my shifter went crazy loose and my car is now stuck in thrid. The stick just wobbles around
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