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: 170,000 (100,000–220,000)
Drive Trains affected: Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission
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1991 Toyota Corolla - Manual Transmission 100,000 mi, Visitor
Pops out of first gear when I take off
1994 Toyota Corolla - Automatic Transmission 220,000 mi, Visitor
car came to a complet stop at 20mph.in reveres it make a clonk noise. now can not put in gear
1995 Toyota Corolla - Manual Transmission 190,000 mi, Visitor
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