Slipping gears


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brewman
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Slipping gears

Postby brewman » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:01 am



On my way home tonite, getting on the expressway,powering up in 4th gear the transmission slips and grinds like it's trying to come out of gear. All the way home when in 4th and I give it gas it'll do it. Anybody have this happen?



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Re: Slipping gears

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:31 am

Not me.Does it do that in any other gear?

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Re: Slipping gears

Postby brewman » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:45 pm

Nope, just 4th.I tried shifting up and back down and down and up,it didn't make a difference, just 4th.

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Re: Slipping gears

Postby WingAdmin » Sat Aug 27, 2011 10:11 am

It could be worn dogs for that gear (from grinding gears) or a bent shift fork that is preventing it from being fully engaged in the first place. In either case, it requires splitting the engine case to get to.




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