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Old 12-03-2012, 05:58 AM
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Servicing Transmission

In a attempt to cut down on any access heat and prevent and failures I am servicing my 5 speed manual transmission in my 2001 TJ. My only question is what size is the access nut on the side and bottom of the transmission? Can I use a bolt fitting the hole with a double nut to remove the nut out of the trans or will it strip the nut in the trans? Any ideas?
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Thats exactly what I did. I bought a 10mm bolt and two matching 10mm nuts, tightened them together and have used it several times since. Much cheaper than the allen, and works just as well. Cheers!

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Old 12-03-2012, 09:29 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by robx4 View Post
10mm bolt
Isn't it a 17 mm?

2001 4.0 with 5 speed is a NV3550
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