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Hey, how are y’all doing. So I’ve been looking around and asked on Facebook groups/forums but everyone says go to the dealer and they haven’t experienced it. So for me I’m at 6,000 something miles. So when I shift into first it’s feels like crunchy ( if that makes sense what so ever ) and when I shift into a gear it grinds (sometimes) even though I have the clutch fully pressed in. I can’t replicate it , it happens randomly. And sometimes it doesn’t go fully until gear even though I pull it all the way and Sometimes in reverse the camera turns on and says I’m in reverse but I grind. Please help me. I don’t want to go to the deal and then they tell me “sorry we couldn’t replicate the issue” and send me home with the problem. As anyone else witness this or going through this.
 

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Google search found the following thread on another forum - 2.0T 6MT transmission grind that may help you.

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"What causes a manual transmission to grind?
Grinding or Shaking
If the grinding occurs after engaging the clutch and shifting, this can be sign that the clutch may need to be replaced or adjusted. That said, it can also point towards several other issues including damaged or worn out gear synchronizes."
 

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Google search found the following thread on another forum - 2.0T 6MT transmission grind that may help you.

Generally speaking...

"What causes a manual transmission to grind?
Grinding or Shaking
If the grinding occurs after engaging the clutch and shifting, this can be sign that the clutch may need to be replaced or adjusted. That said, it can also point towards several other issues including damaged or worn out gear synchronizes."
Yea I read that thread before but no one mentions them getting it fixed, everyone is just talking bout how their other cars compare to the accord tranny.
 

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Yea I read that thread before but no one mentions them getting it fixed, everyone is just talking bout how their other cars compare to the accord tranny.
If it's any comfort at least you know that you're not alone with this issue. Would be interesting to find out if there are any similarities in those of you that are having this issue... IE: similar build dates on the car or transmission itself.
 

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It does comfort me a bit. I just talked to a service rep not that long again and they said “ it’ll be 120 for diagnosing for that and if you are going to be covered under warranty you’ll be fine” but what if they don’t find anything and I just wasted 120 and I still have that problem. But thank you for helping me
 

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You may try contacting Honda Corporate directly...

800-999-1009

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Honda Automobile Customer Service
Mail Stop 100-5E-8A
1919 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90501-2746

hondacertified.com

Monday - Friday
0600 - 1700
Pacific Time

Explaining your situation and see if they can provide any assistance in the diagnostic fee.
 

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Hey, how are y’all doing. So I’ve been looking around and asked on Facebook groups/forums but everyone says go to the dealer and they haven’t experienced it. So for me I’m at 6,000 something miles. So when I shift into first it’s feels like crunchy ( if that makes sense what so ever ) and when I shift into a gear it grinds (sometimes) even though I have the clutch fully pressed in. I can’t replicate it , it happens randomly. And sometimes it doesn’t go fully until gear even though I pull it all the way and Sometimes in reverse the camera turns on and says I’m in reverse but I grind. Please help me. I don’t want to go to the deal and then they tell me “sorry we couldn’t replicate the issue” and send me home with the problem. As anyone else witness this or going through this.
I'm sorry to hear this. My 2014 Accord manual tranny was smooth as silk. Yours should be too, I hope you get to the root of it.
 

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I am on the same boat.

FyI, If you have tweeter, tweet on honda customer service. It works way better and immediate.

I am having trouble going into reverse gear when car is parked. Once out of three times reverse gear does not fully engage and makes mild grind noise when I step on gas. Of course back up camera is on everytime.

What I do is I shift into 1st and then insert into reverse with some force. It makes much better chance avoiding reverse gear not being fully engaged.

My car also lost reverse gear lockout when dealer replaced engine block and head at 3000 miles. So I can grind into reverse at highway speed. 5 dealers I visited stated it is normal. So I gave up.

Since 2.0t 6mt specific is quite rare, regular dealer service dept. seemed servicing 2.0 with 6mt for the first time when I visited.

So far this accord is less reliable than my last ride which is E46 M3 with SMG!
 

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There's a chance that the problem is from poor driving, not from a manufacturing defect, so it doesn't seem completely out of line, as long the charge is waived if the problem is a manufacturing or adjustment problem.
 

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There's a chance that the problem is from poor driving, not from a manufacturing defect, so it doesn't seem completely out of line, as long the charge is waived if the problem is a manufacturing or adjustment problem.
Totally true... it could be from driver/driving, however I think a better "customer service" approach would be "Sure, we'll check out this issue for you and if it's something covered under warranty there will be no charge but if it isn't you'll be responsible for repair or diagnostic fee if you choose not to have us do the work". To say from jump street owner will be charged a diagnostic fee (especially when car is still under warranty) IMO is a turn off or lack of customer service.
 

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Oh I agree, it needs to be communicated diplomatically. I gave the dealer the benefit of the doubt since we didn't hear what he said verbatim.
May be just me (as I've run into some dealerships as @MAKO_X mentioned "STEALerships") that have no customer service skills so I'm inclined to lean to giving the customer the benefit of doubt.
 
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