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Unread 08-08-2010, 01:21 PM   #1
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Wont go into gear, please help.

Ok so i dont understand whats going, as of a few days ago, my tj doesnt wanna let me go into gear sometimes. for example, ill come to red light, throw it in neutral, light turns green, and it doesnt wanna go into first, or 2nd, or reverse. same thing happened when i stopped to get gas, and when i went to get something to eat.

anyone know what might be causing this...?

thanks in advance for anyones advice!!!

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Unread 08-08-2010, 01:32 PM   #2
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Yea the clutch is not disengaging from the tranny or all your syncros are worn out or your tranny is out of oil. Check the oil level in tranny and clutch master cylinder.
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Unread 08-08-2010, 01:49 PM   #3
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Did you recently put a body lift on or a t-case drop? because that could be a problem other than that i don't know.
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Unread 08-08-2010, 02:28 PM   #4
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t case drop 4 years ago, ok so prolly a scary question but how do you check the oil in the tranny and master cylinder.
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Unread 08-08-2010, 02:37 PM   #5
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Check the reservoir beside the mastercylinder, If its dry, theres your problem.
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Unread 08-08-2010, 02:40 PM   #6
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lol, and where might i find this mastercylinder, wow can you believe i just asked that and im planning on trying to regear my tj...
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Unread 08-08-2010, 02:46 PM   #7
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Its usually the little white cup looking thing on the firewall usually right beside the brake mastercylinder. Its actually called a slave cylinder thats probably giving you the problem and it mounted on the clutch housing, I beleive, but the reservoir to it is most likely on the firewall right close to the brake mastercylinder.
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Can you find the Brake master cylinder under the hood? If so then look to the left of it and down a little, it's small & black, the cap un screws to the left. It's serviced with brake fluid and it's very corrosive to paint, clean up what is spilled.
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ok its its good on fluid, what else could it be?
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Sorry I can't help more but if its full, I'm out of ideas for now.
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its ok,, hopefully someone else will be able to, thanks anyways
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ok maybe this will help, if i PUSH REALLY HARD, it will go into gear.... any more ideas guys???
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ok maybe this will help, if i PUSH REALLY HARD, it will go into gear.... any more ideas guys???
Hard??? I must be missing something here.
Is the clutch pedal going to the floor when you push it?
Is it taking more pressure to push it than it did when you bought the jeep?
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push hard on the stick, like i have to force it into 1st, the clutch seems fine. i push it in like i always do, it doesnt feel any different
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Unread 08-08-2010, 03:33 PM   #15
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also if i let it roll back some it will let me put it in gear....
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