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Unread 08-17-2011, 10:59 AM   #1
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2nd 3rd gear issue

I am having trouble shifting into second an third it started after my 02 issues. Is it possible the engine running lean could cause this? I have replaced my clutch master and slave and all was good. I have a bad wire on my 02 causing lean issues so I don't know what's going on. If it's the synchros I am screwed I can't afford it.

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Unread 08-17-2011, 11:41 AM   #2
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The O2 wouldn't have anything to do with it. Hoping Mean Max can help with your tranny.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:01 PM   #3
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Sounds like synchros going out, but Max is more of an expert on that AND he will have pics!
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:05 PM   #4
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Double clutching makes no difference. I was thinking if it's running lean maybe the rpm range for shifting is off.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:16 PM   #5
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Running lean isn't going to affect you shifting.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:42 PM   #6
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By the way, what oil do you have in the tranny?
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:42 PM   #7
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Guess I am f$&@ed
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:50 PM   #8
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Look for a used transmission, it will be a lot cheaper than repairing yours unless you do it yourself. Get on the classifieds here on jeepforum, craigslist, put wanted ads here at jeepforum you should be able to get one at a good price and near you.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 12:56 PM   #9
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Guess I am f$&@ed
Not necessarily. Craiglist in my area is amazing (complete drivetrains for $150) - and the junkyards are full of XJ's.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 01:18 PM   #10
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I have spent 3000.00 on repairs the last 3 months I am flat broke
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