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Unread 09-04-2011, 03:05 PM   #1
bigdog101
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CJ7 Transmission Problems

Hey guys,

My uncle has a 1985 CJ7, inline 6, 5 speed. Lately, the tranny pops out of 1st gear every time you use 1st, unless you hold it in. The other time its acted up was when he was cruising, he found that it would not come out of 3rd gear. When he finally got it out of 3rd, where the neutral position would normally be, was 1st gear.

Im sorry I don't know what kind of transmission it is right now. Any idea's?

Thanks!

Scott

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Unread 09-04-2011, 04:06 PM   #2
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Its probably the factory borg warner T5. This it what it looks like
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1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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Unread 09-04-2011, 04:38 PM   #3
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maybe it's something with the shifter or linkages.
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Unread 09-04-2011, 04:50 PM   #4
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If you take off your tunnel cover you'll see this if you manage to get all the bolts off of the cover, the one in the back is a big challenge , But I got it with a universal joint , and socket and ratchet. then you'll see that part with the holes and grooves for the tab and spring and detent ball.
maybe it's something with the shifter or linkages and I also saw a post , where someone said on the little plastic tabs that goes on the shift forks fell off and he was having a problem like yours
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Unread 09-07-2011, 05:28 AM   #5
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SWeet, thanks man. I have to talk to him to see what he wants to do with the tranny at this point.
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Unread 09-07-2011, 12:55 PM   #6
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your welcome !
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