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Unread 08-31-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
ragincajin336
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transmission issues?

Maybe this was posted before and i am just too lazy to seek it out but here is the scoop:

I think I know what is going on, but I want yall's ideas, Today while driving around looking at the downed trees and power lines from Irene and my jeep started making a grinding noise in 1 and 2. I brought it home, let it sit for a while, then went out to get dinner and experiment with symptoms and here is what I have:

1. When working the clutch out to idle in first, the tranny makes a groaning noise, then moves like normal, kind of acts like the idle is set really low.
2. In second the tranny makes a grinding noise as I ease onto the gas and ease out of the clutch.
3,4,5. As I work through each gear, there is a slight groan as the clutch comes out and I go on full gas.

Other notes - It seems to grind in low gears if I have any clutch on as I work the gas. Lastly, In the higher gear range, there does not seem to be any real affect on performance.

Riddle me this.....

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Unread 08-31-2011, 05:00 PM   #2
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Sounds like the synchros are getting tired in first and second gears. In my first AX-15 the syncros failed in gear 4 and 2 first, as was noticed by difficult downshifting.
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Unread 08-31-2011, 07:55 PM   #3
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same exact thig is happening to me too, id agree that its the synchros. mainlyu because 1st and 2nd gears are used the most. but i have about 200,000 on this tranny and its been in 3 j33ps, so as i see it.... its about time for one anyways.
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Unread 09-01-2011, 06:26 AM   #4
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So what is the fix?

Do I have to replace the whole tranny or is it possible to break it down and rebuild?

If I can rebuild, any idea how much and where I can get the synchros and a good place to find a blown up diagram for it?
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Unread 09-01-2011, 08:34 AM   #5
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Transmission Parts

Try here
http://www.quadratec.com/category/Je...n/57/index.htm
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