Clutch Rattle - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 10-14-2008, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
SaminDallas
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Dallas
Posts: 11
Clutch Rattle

When idling my clutch makes a rattle sound. When I step on the clutch pedal it stops. Any Ideas.

SaminDallas is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 10-14-2008, 05:01 PM
keysdezees
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 28
I had the same problem with my TJ. I thought it was the throwout bearing but (it was under warranty at the time) the dealer swore it was nothing. "What noise... I don't hear anything."

I'd like to know what you find out though. I sold that Jeep before I fixed the noise.

Good Luck
keysdezees is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 10-14-2008, 05:03 PM
Jerry Bransford
Administrator
 
Jerry Bransford's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Escondido, California
Posts: 65,783
It's pretty much normal, you're hearing the transmission's main shaft and gears spinning whenever the engine is running and your foot is not holding the clutch down.

Getting Savvy...

When you have a choice, buy American.
Jerry Bransford is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 10-14-2008, 07:24 PM
wushaw
Rockin jeep
 
wushaw's Avatar
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 8,165
Yup what Jerry said.
wushaw is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 10-14-2008, 08:30 PM
Imped
Registered User
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 20,323
I have the rattle while in neutral with the clutch out AND the awesome creaky clutch pedal. It's always done it and I think it's just that the fork is dry. I had the dealership check it out right before my warranty was up and they said that's what it was and they lubed the fork. It was amazing and quiet for a couple weeks then it started back up. I just live with it now. It only creaks when warm, though. After sitting out all night, I can push on the clutch and it's silent and much smoother. Weird stuff....

OlllllllO
Float Test Build
IndyORV
Imped is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 08:51 AM
Norm62
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 31
Yep, This is my first Jeep but I knew what it was when I heard it. I had a Ford Ranger that made that noise for nearly 10 years before the clutch went out. No worries.

Norm
Norm62 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Clutch Rattle davecam TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 04-09-2007 07:46 PM
Clutch Rattle Linda or Greg TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 11 03-06-2007 09:31 PM
Clutch Rattle??? billy mo TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 11 07-19-2006 10:44 AM
Tranny/ Clutch Rattle paintballjerry TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 5 06-27-2006 08:25 AM
Clutch Rattle RockinXJ TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 4 06-21-2005 08:29 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome