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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2012, 09:17 PM Thread Starter
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Question Hard shifting when going into 3rd gear

I don't know if this is common on all 1700s, but I purchased a left over 2011 Nomad, ever since day one, it has been stiff shifting in 3rd gear. I'm curious if this is normal or not?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2012, 09:32 PM
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Sometimes mine does not want to go into third gear, but it's because I'm not paying attention to the RPMs.


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Mine goes into every gear flawlessly at about 2800 rpm.


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