Ford Ecosport 1.5 Petrol Review

Today I had the opportunity to drive a Ford Ecosport 1.5 Petrol and this is my review for Titanium version which is top of the line of the...

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Grinding Sound When Reversing

Car Trouble Symptoms: When you are shifting into reverse gear a grinding sound is heard

Transmission troubleshooting: When shifting into another gear you have to disconnect the engine from the transmission by stepping on the clutch pedal same as when you are reversing, clutch is use to disconnect the engine from the transmission in order for you to change gear. If the clutch is not fully release when you step on the clutch pedal, your transmission gears will clash when you change gears thus grinding sound occur, usually this is the common cause of grinding sound when shifting gear but there are also another possible cause which can only be determine upon thorough diagnosis by a qualified mechanic.

Auto Diagnose Caused: Clutch not releasing fully

Auto Specialist Advice: Bring your car to a reputable auto repair shop and ask the mechanic to check the clutch linkage this might be just a simple adjust to correct your problem on not fully releasing clutch, if the mechanic told you that he needs to pull down your transmission, seek first a second opinion from a different auto repair shop before you agree to do so.