Originally Posted by Bmwstylz
car has higher mileage - 220k... No the problem happened once warmed up. There is a bit of play in shifter, so maybe new bushings? the clutch seems fine... maybe slave though hmmm
If i downshift to first just as I was coming to a stop , it went in fine.
Look at the slave cylinder, check for leaks. Check if your clutch pedal comes back all the way up. Also check the brake fluid level.
Is there a lot of left-right play in the shifter when you are in a gear?