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Yup, me too. 1999 T Clio 1.6 16v with the same gearbox probs. I find pulling the stick into 2nd then pushing slowly into 1st works most of the time. Other times i want to push the selector rod through the gearbox and out through the radiator!
Oh yes, the selector rod has come rather close to that here as well! I have noticed though it does seem to be very infrequent, although it becomes apparent at the most inopportune times...
For example, Im slowing down to take a junction at the top of a large bank, as I get there Im in 2nd. car coming so I stop and try and pull off in first. Not a chance. Several declutches later and im still at the top of the bank going nowhere...
Took me a good couple of minutes huffing and puffing over it. And sods law says there is always a BMW driver in a rush behind you when it hapens grrr
Currently in Jane's garage:
1999 Renault Clio 1.4 RT