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If the clutch fluid reservoir is just low, no. If the clutch fluid reservoir is empty, yes.

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Q: Will being low on clutch fluid cause my gears not to shift?
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What is effect of low or no fluid in clutch reservoir?

The clutch will not engage ,you will not be able to shift./// the clutch will not (disengage ) making it almost impossible to shift gears

What would cause gears to grind?

your clutch may not be fully engaging

What would cause the clutch pedal to have no resistance so that gears can't be changed?

Clutch slave cylinder is leaking fluid or the connector rod or cable from the clutch pedal is disconnected or broken. Depends on the make and model of the vehicle to know the exact setup of your clutch.

What would cause my car to loose all gears after having the clutch adjusted?

Clutch is not adjusted properly.

1992 Jeep Wrangler gears grind when being shifted and the rpms have to be about 2500 before you can shift without grinding all fluids have been checked What can cause that?

I would suspect a weak clutch slave cylinder or clutch master cylinder which may be preventing the clutch from disengaging fully; The slave cylinder is connected hydraulically to the clutch master cylinder. The clutch master is where you add fluid.

What are the functions of a clutch?

The function of the clutch is to separate the drive train so that the gears can be changed without being damaged.

What can cause the Clutch not to Engage to change gears on 1991 Chevrolet Truck 4X4?

BAD clutch slave cylinder, wore out clutch and pressure plate.

1997 Hyundai Excel has no gears and is leaking clutch fluid to the ground?

Not 100% sure on an excel, but where is it leaking? If your car has no clutch fluid then you will not be able to change gears, I would check the seals on the master/slave cylinder, as that is one of the more common places clutches leak.

What are the causes of a car being able to shift to drive but no to the lower gears?

The most common cause for a transmission not to shift into certain gears is low transmission fluid. Another cause is a broken shifting fork in the transmission.

What will cause your 1999 Honda civic RPM go up and down when transmission shift gears?

When you are shifting gears, your RPMs will go down because your clutch is being pressed. If your RPMs don't go back up when you release your clutch, you should see a mechanic.

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1992 Toyota Corolla manual transmission won't engage gears?

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Will a faulty slave cylinder cause a clutch to slip?

A faulty slave cylinder will not cause your clutch to slip. The slave cylinder is made up of a housing and a rod. The rod pushes the throwout lever against the throwout bearing, that push the teeth on the clutch housing causing the clutch to disengage and you are allowed to shift the gears. When a slave cylinder fails it makes it difficult for you to shift gears. When it completely fails you will not be able to change gears at all for the most part. I sincerely hope this helps you. The only exception would be if the slave cylinder managed to leak fluid onto the clutch disc.

What is the grinding noise when you change gears?

It can be the clutch, it doesn't work properly. And check the transmission fluid level. Sad news is that if it's the clutch you will have to replace it as soon as possible.

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did the clutch cable come off? (if its a manual) that or there is a problem with the transmission.

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The most common cause for a transmission not to change gears, is low transmission fluid. Check the transmission fluid and fill to the full line.

Why is my 1997 Ford Explorer XLT Manual hard to shift gears in 1st 2nd and 3rd sometimes?

The most likely cause is provably clutch related. It sounds like your clutch is not completely disengaging. Check the fluid level, then check the slave cylinder

Why does the clutch pedal on your pick up feel soft and its harder to shift gears?

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Why won't your Opel Zafira engage gears if the clutch looks perfect and the linkage looks perfect?

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Adjust your clutch cable.

What can cause your gears not to catch in your transmission?

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Why wont your 85 fiero change gears when its started?

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What should you do to replace clutch will not shift in to gears?

I would first check the master cylinder, and slave cylinder. Not knowing anything about the auto, most use hydraulics to release and engage the clutch. A clutch disc will tend to slip when in higher gears when it starts showing signings of wear. Most car companies use dot 3 brake fluid in their clutch systems.

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