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Unread 10-13-2009, 04:51 PM   #16
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I've got a 2001 Cherokee sport i have the hex type also I just changed mine on Sunday I couldn't break them loose with a regular ratchet i used a breaker bar Loosened right up just make sure not to overtighten when you put them back in. I used Dextron III

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Unread 10-13-2009, 04:56 PM   #17
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What I worried about is breaking the tcase mounts since it was flexing a little bit as a pushed on the hex key to loosen it.

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