AUSTIN SEVEN FAILURES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
Part 2 - Gearbox, Flywheel and Clutch
Click Here for Part 1 - Engine Troubles

Click here for Part 3 - Propshaft & Rear Axle
Click here for Part 4 - Suspension, Steering and Brakes
Click here for Part 5 - Electrical and Ignition

 

GEARBOX

Jumping out of gear

 Broken gear lever

 3 Spd tops wear out

3 Spd too much play in lever

 4 Spd will not go into gear

 4 Spd synchro box locks in 1st and 2nd at same time

 Oil leaks on carpet etc.

 
FLYWHEEL

 Coming loose

Removing when stuck

 

CLUTCH

Slipping

 Very vicious

 Very little clutch travel

 

Phil Whitter