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Unread 12-08-2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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feels like I'm hauling, and not in a good way

One day I'm driving along and all of a sudden my truck sounds like I'm flooring it(when I'm actually just tapping the gas) and it feels like I'm towing 5 more comanches behind me, as well as some noise coming from the closest part of the exhaust manifold as well as a sort of crunching sound from the tranny, as well as some type of oil dripping from the tranny between the bell housing and that plate in front of it ( might just be the rear main seal or tranny is finally going)

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Unread 12-08-2012, 11:56 PM   #2
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Buddy of mine told me im loosing oil pressure. How do i check that
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Unread 12-09-2012, 06:47 AM   #3
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Sounds like the auto tranny is giving up the ghost. I assume auto.

I just checked your profile and it says BA10. So, scratch that.
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Unread 12-09-2012, 06:48 AM   #4
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Clutch giving out? Slipping badly, maybe.
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Unread 12-09-2012, 07:38 AM   #5
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Yeah, its a manny, and its a new clutch.
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Unread 12-09-2012, 08:41 AM   #6
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If you are having major oil leaks, it is possible that the oil has coated your new clutch nicely and making it slip.
Guessing.
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Unread 12-09-2012, 04:50 PM   #7
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But its shifting into gear like normal. It's just not giving me that same pull that it used to
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Unread 12-09-2012, 07:09 PM   #8
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To test if it is slipping, going slow like 1st or second gear speed, put it in 4th and floor it.
If the engine revs but you don't gain speed, then your clutch is slipping.
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Unread 12-09-2012, 11:12 PM   #9
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What do I do to correct this?
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Unread 12-10-2012, 06:19 AM   #10
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If that is the problem, you will have to disassemble the drive train. Fix whatever is leaking and then clean all the oil off of the clutch and flywheel.

Then reassemble.
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My build thread: http://comancheclub.com/forums/viewt...hp?f=7&t=27756
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Unread 12-12-2012, 01:37 PM   #11
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Ok, I am not looking forward to this again x.x
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Unread 07-22-2013, 11:33 PM   #12
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Hey just catching up on old posts, it turned out to b a blocked catalytic converter, so my excuse wasn't..exhausting lol
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Unread 08-16-2013, 05:58 PM   #13
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what about an exhaust manifold crack???
and i posted before reading the final post of you saying you fixxed it ... im a tard!
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Unread 08-16-2013, 07:40 PM   #14
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Haha yeah, she put like a kitten...with a bullhorn lol
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