The Worlds Largest Independent Honda Type-R Club & Forum - "Often imitated, never duplicated" 

  • Gearbox problem

  • Information, speculation and anything else specifically related to Civic Type R EK9 and EP3
Information, speculation and anything else specifically related to Civic Type R EK9 and EP3
 #3866521  by Sean89
 Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:18 pm
All fixed!
Last edited by Sean89 on Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
 #3866522  by parsimony
 Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:23 pm
Have you already ruled out the clutch as a potential cause?
 #3866523  by Sean89
 Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:18 pm
Wouldn't it affect all gears if it was clutch? It doesn't slip or anything and it's not old.
 #3866526  by parsimony
 Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:43 am
If the clutch is dragging it doesn't always have the same effect in all gears.
If that were occurring, it's more likely to be related to the hydraulics than the clutch itself.
The point I'm trying to make is that it's a good idea rule out the inexpensive possibilities before you go down the most costly solution route.
 #3866528  by Lewisgame
 Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:01 am
Like said best to rule out a clutch issue as that’s a far cheaper fix.
Also check your gear cable routing and adjustment.
3rd and 4th gear use the same synchro hub, possible issue with that but without splitting the gearbox casing you won’t know.
 #3866534  by Sean89
 Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:04 pm
Just a quick update guys,

So on Wednesday I was going to replace the gearbox oil, i tried the gears before doing so and its changing gears perfectly now. Spent last 3 days taking it for a good drive to be sure and it's running better than ever!

No idea what the problem was, but happy it's driving perfect again.

Recent Topics

Default Avatar Recommendations for Mugen style wing

by Commander

Mon May 13, 2019 7:05 am

Default Avatar FN2 alternator

by rose5691

Sun May 12, 2019 5:02 pm

User avatar Lewisgame's Cosmic EP3

by Lewisgame

Fri May 10, 2019 4:18 pm

User avatar Millteks in West Yorkshire

by ECG1000

Wed May 08, 2019 12:51 pm

User avatar Liverpool thread

by Geno

Tue May 07, 2019 11:25 pm

Twitter

About Us

CTRO™ was the worlds first and largest Civic Type R club and forum. Established in 2002 it brings together people from all over the world to discuss their one love of Type R's. Now fully updated for 2015 the new forum based on BBOOTS PhpBB® Unofficial HTML5/CSS3 Theme. It’s Clean And Crisp Design Looks AWESOME Across All Browsers And Devices.

Don't forget to check out our huge Facebook group and Twitter Pages for all the most upto date goings on in the world of Honda and the Type R Brand.

CTRO

Established : 2002