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Old 03-09-2010, 10:58 AM   #1
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Neutral grind

Maybe not the correct sound but on my 2001 TJ when sitting with the clutch in I only hear the engine. When I put it in neutral I hear what I call an audible low grinding noise coming from the tranny. What am I hearing?

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You're hearing the normal sounds of the transmission as its input shaft spins things around inside. There's no soundproofing around a Jeep's transmission so in neutral, when you're not stepping on the clutch, you'll hear that whirring sound. Don't feel alone, it worries most Jeepers until they figure out or learn that it is 100% normal.

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