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Unread 04-08-2007, 12:49 PM   #16
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I have the same on my 93. I used Redline MT-90 and it got WAY better. Once in awhile it will still happen, but I can usually put it into second for a quick second then into first and it will then go. But mostly it's not a problem after the Redline went in.

Thats what just what I've been telling him

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Unread 04-08-2007, 02:04 PM   #17
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yea if it doesnt clear up a little bit i might try some redline
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Unread 04-08-2007, 04:36 PM   #18
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did anyone rule out a draggin clutch?

come to a stop, in gear. Keeping the clutch depressed slide out of gear, pause, then into reverse. If there is any grinding beyond a slight snick, the clutch is dragging, wther due to poor master/slave, warped disk or pressure plate.
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Unread 04-08-2007, 05:53 PM   #19
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ok that makes sense. it definately grinds when going into reverse. i have to try it a couple times just to get it in. it seems like it just started doing this after i replaced the fluid though. so how do i fix a dragging clutch? what exactly do you mean by a dragging clutch? thanks
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Unread 04-08-2007, 06:40 PM   #20
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I'll chime in for my 2 cents worth. I've owned 6 different vehicles with manual transmissions and only ever had one with a real transmission problem. If your syncros are in good shape and you have no serious gear problems, you should be able to shift through all the gears like this:

With the engine OFF and no pressure on the drive line (vehicle sitting on flat ground and it doesn't want to roll when in neutral), engage the clutch and see if you can shift through the gears. Reverse may not work, but you should be able to move through all the gears with minimal effort. If you can, I would look to the clutch. By dragging, it means it isn't fully disengaging, which is what the problem sounds like to me.

The fingers on the pressure plate "stretch" over time and it's not uncommon for it to no longer fully disengage the clutch at some point in time.

Another point you need to pick up on is the use of synthetic oil in your tranny. It DOES make a difference and this is coming from an old school skeptic. I changed mine out a while back with Syncromesh and the difference was unbelievable. I can actually shift into first without clutching if I catch it right. My tranny has 165000 miles on it.

Don't know if this helps, but in my experience clutches wear out more frequently than transmissions.
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Unread 04-08-2007, 06:52 PM   #21
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My tranny was being a little wierd , so i put 80w 90 in there and it is a lot smoother now. I gues someone is going to tell me that it will kill my tranny or something though ,because that is just my luck.
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Unread 04-08-2007, 06:59 PM   #22
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Another point you need to pick up on is the use of synthetic oil in your tranny. It DOES make a difference and this is coming from an old school skeptic. I changed mine out a while back with Syncromesh and the difference was unbelievable. I can actually shift into first without clutching if I catch it right. My tranny has 165000 miles on it.

Don't know if this helps, but in my experience clutches wear out more frequently than transmissions.
He needs to try the synthetic before he goes out and replaces his clutch. Its a cheaper solution. Even if it s masking a problem, this cheaper solution has got me through 4 years with the exact same issue he is having.

Everytime I change the fluid it goes away driving it a while.
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Unread 04-08-2007, 07:04 PM   #23
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What AMSOIL fluid are you using? I know a few folks run MTF (Synchromesh), AGL (80w-90), and the old series2000 in their AX-5 and 15's however the only AMSOIL fluid appropriate to these transmissions is the MTG Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube.
I used the 75w-90 Gear Lube GL-5 from Amsoil...should I use something else
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Unread 04-08-2007, 07:10 PM   #24
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I have the exact problem and my buddy who rebuilds tranny's for a living said it is the clutch master cylinder going out (I have no leaks, fresh master rebuild on tranny, new clutch, slave etc. problem occures at varying temps and then just goes away only to come back later). The only portion not replaced was the clutch master cylinder. I am getting the parts this week, I let you know how it goes.
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I have the exact problem and my buddy who rebuilds tranny's for a living said it is the clutch master cylinder going out (I have no leaks, fresh master rebuild on tranny, new clutch, slave etc. problem occures at varying temps and then just goes away only to come back later). The only portion not replaced was the clutch master cylinder. I am getting the parts this week, I let you know how it goes.
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I think its the pilot bearing - it realy doesnt come into play at any other time when shifting other than a dead stop.
had the same problem, ended up being the pilot bearing...
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Unread 04-08-2007, 10:17 PM   #27
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ok thanks for all the help you guys are great. im gona swap the tranny fluid out with some high quality stuff first, you guys have convinced me of that lol. if that doesnt work i guess ill pull the tranny and replace the clutch and pilot bearing. i dont think its my clutch master cylnder, there is no leaks that i can see and the level is right where it should be.

ive asked a few times but no one really touches on this. do you think it could be the shift linkage needing adjustment???? i havent had a chance to look at it yet, but can it even be adjusted?

to the guy who is replacing the clutch master cylinder, is yours leaking? how can you tell its worn out? please please let me know the results as son as you replace it.

Im not gona be able to work on my jeep until next weekend, but it is my daily driver, i have to drive it to school everyday. do you think i will damage the tranny driving it like this for a week or so? sorry for the long post, thanks again for the help
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Unread 04-08-2007, 10:24 PM   #28
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there were just a few small pieces of metal on the magnet, what i would call normal. barely even worth mentioning.

the tranny fluid that i used was a mid level fluid, not mobil 1 or redline or anything like that. i am a firm believer that they are all about the same, most are even made by the same company. many tests and write ups have proven this. so anyways, no i didnt drop money on top shelf tranny fluid. ill let you know how it goes after a few more miles. thanks for the help
did you put GL5 transmission fluid in there?


another vote for redne, or synchromesh (for the ax15)
which transmission do you have in there?
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Unread 04-09-2007, 06:07 AM   #29
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i have the ax15 tranny. i put the correct fluid in it as well.
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Unread 04-09-2007, 06:11 AM   #30
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did you put GL5 transmission fluid in there?


another vote for redne, or synchromesh (for the ax15)
which transmission do you have in there?

Another poster recommend Redline/synchromesh wonder why?
I thought you said you used something else. You need to try one of these drive it a while and post back.
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