09-27-2002, 06:56 PM
Alright... it's happened. I was ALMOST THERE! I almost made it... I'm pulling into a parking spot and I see I'm not going to make it so I throw it in reverse and start letting off the clutch and giving it gas when I notice that the car is inching forward. So I brush it off thinking I put it in forth and try again. Same thing. I jiggle the shifter and it feels a little odd so I make a third failed attempt. I try putting it in first and pulling away, but it feels like I have it in fourth still. Now my shifter feels very loose and the only gear it seems to want to go into is fourth. I can have the shift in the first gear position and it still feels like fourth. Now when I put the shifter in the neutral position and let off the clutch it doesn't do anything so the clutch itself has to be fine. At this point I have no idea and I'm stuck two and a half hours away from home for the weekend. I'm hoping there's some sort of hack shop around here to help me. If anyone has any clue I might be able to speed up the process by telling whoever looks at it what MAY be the problem. I'm out at NIU for the weekend near off 88. Anyone know of a mechanic around here? Hell... ANYONE LIVE AROUND HERE!? I would owe you quite a debt if anyone could help. Thanks everyone.