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ChuckR

Transmission selector shaft slightly bent

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Hi, i reported in a day ago about transmission hum, in the meantime the shift linkage separated (pin fell out!). upon investigating, it appears that my selector shaft, from the tranny, is slightly bent. It does look like it touches the shift platform too (some rubbing marks). would a bent selector shaft cause this hum? the car shifts perfectly and precisely...thoughts?

my basic question is: will a bent selector shaft cause any issues - or can i run with this as is?

thank you Chuck

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Not sure about the hum but the bent shaft will probably cause the selector shaft seals to wear out much faster than normal at the very least.

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My 5 speed was most likely damaged during shipment. I removed the coupling, pulled the shaft all the way out (like in 3rd gear), then used a thick-wall pipe to slowly bend the shaft back towards the centerline. I cannot recall whether I used heat. Don't think so...

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