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Old 06-03-2013, 06:56 AM   #1
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Clicking when shifting.

All the manual transmissions I have ever had were in sports cars, plus i drove a manual 24ft box truck a couple times. I'm not sure if what I am feeling and hearing is normal or not. When I shift, there is a distinct clicking that could maybe be described as a tapping sound. There is an overall clunkiness to the shifts, that I kind of expected, but now hearing the clicking I'm concerned the clunkiness is perhaps a little more nefarious as well. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

The Jeep is an 05 Rubicon swb 6-speed. Just bought it with 53000 miles.

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Old 06-03-2013, 10:23 AM   #2
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Does it only happen when the clutch pedal is depressed? Right off I'm thinking pilot bushing...

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Old 06-03-2013, 10:28 AM   #3
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Now that you mention it i'm pretty sure it IS only when the cluth is depressed
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:13 AM   #4
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Okay so I found a few online, they seem to be pretty inexpensive. Is this something I can do my being somewhat mechanically savvy? What caused this to go? Is this a bad sign considering I just bought this Jeep with 53,ooo
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #5
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Is it appropriate for me to bump this to try and get more opinions and advice?
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:10 PM   #6
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With the trans in neutral at a stop depress the clutch and listen, what do you hear ?
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:31 PM   #7
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I dont recall hearing anything in that situation but i'll check it when I can back to the jeep. What does it mean if I do hear something?
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:20 PM   #8
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Typically that would be a throw out bearing.

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