While you are driving the transmission pops out of the 3rd gear or higher.
Car Problem Diagnosis
Manual transmission is very complex that is why it’s hard to diagnose the problems without seeing the actual transmission with problem that is why the auto diagnose that our auto specialist provided is only the most likely possibilities that causing the transmission to pops out of 3rd gear or higher.
Manual transmission problems like this have something to do with the shift linkage or input shaft, but there are also possible causes that can only determined when the actual transmission is inspected. However, the problem is possibly cause by a faulty shift linkage or an excessive movement on the input shaft that can cause the transmission to pops out of 3rd gear or higher.
Possible Cause of Transmission Jump Out of 3rd Gear
Faulty or Worn out Shift linkage or Excessive Input Shaft Movement.
All About Auto Recommendation
The best thing to do is to seek out a reputable auto repair shop that specialized in manual transmissions and ask the mechanic to inspect and adjust first the shift linkage. If this does not solve the problem then the mechanic need a thorough investigation on the problem and this will cost you a lot. You are lucky if your car is still under warranty because it will covered the cost of any works on your car that will incur during transmission repair.