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  Topic: Stuck in first
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:24 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
UPDATE:

Had to get the transmission rebuilt.

Turns out the 1-2 shift fork was broken. This essentially locked the transmission in first gear while still allowing me to shift from my understandin ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
Ill get more details later today and post when I know exactly what the issue is and how it happened. Long story short... the shift fork crapped out on me.

Update 2: Not much more to report. The 1- ...
  Topic: Stuck in first
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
Update.

So, it's not the lockout plate and not the coupler. Those are fine.

Seems to be something in the tranny. For a quick fix... the shop tried to move it into neutral by pulling the fill plu ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:44 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
Hopefully will know something tomorrow evening. I will make sure to post the findings.
  Topic: Stuck in first
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:35 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
@Joey - Awesome! Yeah, the bus ran perfect until I got into flagstaff az. Really really solid doing 500 miles a day no problem.

@JohnnyRingo - I think I will hang on to the Berg Cool

I jacked it ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:51 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
@JohnnyRingo - Thanks for chiming in. I think my initial messages to you may have been false looking back. When I had mentioned I lost 3rd, or 4th and had second etc. It was ALL the problem I have des ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:03 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
@BarryL - Can you elaborate on the round head in the nosecone on the dogleg? I don't follow what you are describing. Can you point me to a photo or diagram.

Correct. The real only neutral I have i ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
@Malokin Martin - When I checked originally seemed okay. I gave it a quick once over. Will confirm when I get back to it.
  Topic: Stuck in first
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:22 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
@mandraks - I will update regarding the clutch as I know more.

@Joey - Yeah, the coupler is in good condition. Those locking screws seem to be set properly and are tight. I can have someone shift w ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:24 pm   Subject: Re: Stuck in first
Perhaps you mean reverse acts as 1st?

Finding second when you aim for reverse is an adjustment and/ or worn shift stick skirt issue.

Sounds like your clutch may be bad. Have you tried adj ...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Stuck in first
59 bus with a 68 bug tranny and berg bus shifter. As the title states, I can't get it out of first gear.
The issue came up after the last leg of a 3000 mile trek across the US. Pulled over to get som ...
 
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