How to Drive a Manual Transmission in 1 minute + Detailed Tips & Fails: How to drive a manual transmission car. We teach you how a clutch works, how to shift, how to avoid stalling, and how to stop. Everyone should learn how to drive stick shift before manual transmissions are gone. Follow these easy steps and learn how to drive a manual transmission car.

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How to Drive a Manual Transmission in 1 minute + Detailed Tips & Fails

Author by: TheStraightPipes



  1. Any tips for how to drive a diesel 1971 Mercedes 220d with a 4 speed that scrapes into 3rd, and your dad found in a barn? If you were wondering you have about 15-20 minutes before the fumes knock you out.

  2. why is the car even in gear at the first place, it's much easier to put it neutral whenever you leave the vehicle

  3. Look what the Coronavirus did to this channel's videos! First no toilet paper and now this !!!

  4. If you wanna " SAVE THE MANUALS" the best way to do that is to teach people how to drive standard. Just seeing a video won't do it, but it will give your students a good foundation to build on for when they get behind the wheel and reach for the stick.

    Your how-to tutorial was pretty good for an introduction, something else you could have included was just a brief explanation of how the clutch works, shifting /starting on a hill, and why "riding" the clutch (especially on a hill) is bad.

  5. Americans are so weird ๐Ÿ˜‚ more or less the same but some stuff just isnโ€™t it ๐Ÿคฃ

  6. We Indians can train you much more effectively. Sticks are the most common thing here..we don't need your training anyways ๐Ÿคฃ

  7. It is important to have a traditional hand brake so that you can execute a high speed "J" turn.ย  What!ย  No instruction on a power shift!

  8. Always remember when you rapidly decelerate to a stop go from top gear straight into 1st. Its slows you down REALLY fast. Or you could always drop it into reverse. Cause then the wheels start spinning in the opposite direction and slow you down EVEN FASTER. Its all perfectly safe, trust me i'm a doctor.

  9. U guys show teach "how to use your turn signal n change lane properly" most youngster drives like they are in fast n furious movie.

  10. Hi, YouTube comment reader! Are you literally the last person on the planet to not know that manual transmissions are the norm outside of the United States and most non-Americans know how to drive them? If so, you'll be very interested to learn that from this comment and 500 others. Also, it is for some reason very important that I inform you that I already know how to drive a manual transmission and thus didn't need to watch this video. Unlike some other commenters, though, I wasn't born already knowing how to do it, so I don't feel the need to shit on the people watching this video who don't know and would like to learn.

  11. As more and more new cars drop manual's in favor of DCTs I feel the urge to sacrifice my time and car to anyone wanting to learn how to drive a 5spd.

  12. My biggest recommendation for anyone trying to learn manual: release the clutch very slowly so you don't drop it!

  13. If you have a Wrangler with a manual transmission and have the transmission in 4 LO, you don't need to depress the clutch pedal to start the engine. This is a safety feature. If you are ever driving through mud or water and have to stop, if you depress the the clutch pedal to start the engine, a vacuum is created, and water or mud can be sucked in. Just turn the key with the stick shift in first gear. The engine will start and you will begin moving forward very slowly.

  14. How to do a burnouts next?, be safe guys, great content as always! ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ––๐Ÿป

  15. Since you guys are Canadian, you should do a how-to video on driving in snowy/icy conditions. Like what to do when your car skids, your brakes lock up, etc.

  16. ๐Ÿ˜€ i've driven stick once. and stalled it once, at a stop sign. also lost out on a job when i was much younger cuz i couldn't drive stick.

  17. On a flat surface I would rather pull hand brake up and leave it in neutral to park in case you are an idiot like me who starts the car but forgets that its in first gear and lets the clutch go.

    A few too many close calls..

  18. In the US, so few people know how to drive a manual. I was lucky that my parents are immigrants from Italy and we always had manual cars around. Itโ€™s so much easier than people think… Its intimidating but not hard once you try. This is a really good video to get someone up and running quickly / nicely done

  19. Really like the interior of the Corolla. So simple & straightforward & so airy thanks to the bright colors.

  20. Unless it's a fun sports car manuals suck.
    Driving is not smooth, unnecessary work and all for nothing.

  21. ๐Ÿ˜‚ learned to drive a manual (there was nothing else) from my grandpa when I was 6 years old ๐Ÿ˜‚


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