1st gear problem - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 02-15-2011, 05:25 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
gentry15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Amarillo,tx
Posts: 42
1st gear problem

I have a '93 YJ manual and whenever i try to put it into 1st gear it feels as if it will not engage. and often it wont engage it takes a few tries of: neutral, release clutch, depress clutch and attempt to put it in first gear again. Is this a synchronizer issue??

gentry15 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-15-2011, 08:08 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
89JEEPYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 967
sounds like bad syncros.

89JEEPYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-15-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
RednekYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: LITH IL
Posts: 1,352
Try shifting Reverse than 1st. I bet it goes in easy every time.
RednekYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-15-2011, 11:38 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 24
I always shift into second then first. Cuz its so hard to get it to go into gear.
Nitro95 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-15-2011, 11:40 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Jeepin91YJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 138
Images: 1
Could be low on fluid also. I had this problem and the the slave cylinder went out.
Jeepin91YJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
oh oh anyone had this problem? NEWWRANGLEROLDCJ7 JK General Discussion Forum 55 06-12-2011 07:20 PM
Engine oil pump drive gear Chack7 TJ Tech Forum 1 01-31-2011 07:16 PM
problem after problem... 1991 Wrangler YJ Renegade YJ Tech Forum 2 07-10-2010 10:27 PM
Speedometer gear confusion Triple88a TJ Tech Forum 45 06-18-2008 08:19 PM
different transmission problem greasem0nkey86 YJ Tech Forum 5 03-26-2007 03:31 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:48 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC