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Old 09-02-2016, 12:52 AM   #501
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Mine did it today at like 4k rpm i was so confused. Granted i romoed first with traction on and went into 2nd quicjer than usual, but thr gring doesnt usually occur until 4500 or 5k and you gotta be on it hard.

Anyone with the trans mount mod, does it help? Shifter bushings, shirt throw, any remidies? I have an extended warranty so im leary to throw the redline in
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Old 01-17-2017, 04:31 AM   #502
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I'm at 43k miles on my RS manual and just replaced the factory fluid with 2.5qts of Amsoil Synchromesh and my 1-2 grind is gone. The actual rowing of the gears feels about the same but after warming up 5+6 gear are very easy to get into, flies in like butter.

Overall definitely worth changing it out if you can DIY it as its only $40 for the oil and maybe $20 In tools if you don't have any.

On my 2013 I used a 10mm long L-shaped hex Allen key to undo the drain bolt and a 8mm hex socket to undo the fill port. Took maybe 20 minutes. I didn't get to measure how much was drained but I believe it was under 2qts. Filled her up with 2.5qt.



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I can get AMSOIL oil for anyone looking for some

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The difference between 2012 and mid-2013 MY's shifters were noted earlier, here's the instructions for newer 6MT's. See post #396 of this thread for a picture of the newer shift tower.

1. Remove the floor console. Refer to Front Floor Console Replacement.


2. Lift upward and disengage (do not remove) both cable lock adjusters (1) to release the internal cable assembly, one for each side.


3. Block the shift control housing, push the selector lever (2) backwards and push (arrow) the blocking device (1) towards the shift control housing.


Note:
The hole of the transmission gear control (2) must be aligned to the hole in the base so the pin (1) can pass thru both. The transmission gear control will be locked in the 1? neutral position.

4. lock the position of the shift control lever by rotating the reverse lockout device with the following instructions:
Push down on tab (1) and pull up on device (2) to release from installed position.
Rotate device 180 degrees so tab (1) is in the rear of the shift control assembly.
Secure integral pins (4) in holes located on shifter base by pushing down device (2).

5. Secure adjuster locks (3) by pushing down until locked. One for each cable.

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During this procedure DO NOT touch or preload the fixed shift lever as this may cause mis-adjustment to the shift system.

6. Reposition the reverse lockout device with the following instructions:
Push down on tab (1) and pull up on device (2) to release from installed position.
Rotate device (2) 180 degrees so tab (1) is in the front of the shift control assembly.
Push downward on the reverse lockout device (2) until tab (1) snaps into detent


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When unblocking the blocking device (1) a defined snap noise should be audible, a snap effect should be felt.

7. Unblock the shift control housing, push slightly the selector lever (2) backwards and pull (arrow) the blocking device away from the shift control housing.

8. Install the floor console. Refer to Front Floor Console Replacement.

9. Verify correct operation of the transmission control assembly.
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Old 08-16-2017, 11:59 AM   #505
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Anyone else out there made the oil switch, re-adjusted the cables, and still have the problem?
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Old 08-16-2017, 02:28 PM   #506
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Anyone else out there made the oil switch, re-adjusted the cables, and still have the problem?
I only changed the oil and it helped but can still happen if Im careless. Have you looked at the CDV delete option?

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I only changed the oil and it helped but can still happen if Im careless. Have you looked at the CDV delete option?

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I dont even know what that stands for. Please explain!
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I dont even know what that stands for. Please explain!
Clutch delay valve delete for the m32 6 speed. I've seen it done on the cruze forum not on the sonic forum. There's a video of the 5 min process on youtube but I have not tried it on my car yet (or even located the valve yet). I would try it though since it's reversible.

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Old 08-17-2017, 01:22 AM   #509
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In the Instructions that mja posted:

"The hole of the transmission gear control (2) must be aligned to the hole in the base so the pin (1) can pass thru both."

What Pin?

#(1) in the picture is the tab that releases the shifter shaft.

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In the Instructions that mja posted:

"The hole of the transmission gear control (2) must be aligned to the hole in the base so the pin (1) can pass thru both."

What Pin?

#(1) in the picture is the tab that releases the shifter shaft.

/me=Confused
Yea doing this mod /fix was hard for me to follow so I have not tried to. I know others have, hopefully someone can chime in

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