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Old 07-18-2013, 04:21 PM   #1
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jeep jumps when I take off

Can someone tell me why my wrangler jumps forward when I let my clutch out . It jumps more when its cold. Thanks

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Old 07-18-2013, 04:58 PM   #2
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Let clutch out slower???? Other than that not sure, sorry

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Old 07-18-2013, 05:28 PM   #3
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Let clutch out slower???? Other than that not sure, sorry
lol. Exactly what I wanted to say but didn't want to seem like a smart ass
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:40 PM   #4
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lol. Exactly what I wanted to say but didn't want to seem like a smart ass
Took me a min To muster up. But gotta start somewhere.
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:04 PM   #5
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has it always done it or did it just start?
is it a stock clutch?
and how long have you been driving a manual?
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:19 PM   #6
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The clutch fluid level could be overserviced, check it for proper level. If it only happens when it's cold, you can compensate by putting the t-case in neutral and then putting the tranny in gear, and letting the entire drivetrain warm-up before you start driving.

I've noticed out of all the manual's I've driven, the Jeep is extremely sensitive, so it could be your driving habits too like the other guys mentioned.
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:23 PM   #7
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Can someone tell me why my wrangler jumps forward when I let my clutch out . It jumps more when its cold. Thanks
Unfortunately, that is one of the symptoms of a clutch that's on it's way out.
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Unfortunately, that is one of the symptoms of a clutch that's on it's way out.
Agreed. Sounds like your pressure plate is warped!
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:58 PM   #9
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It is better off than a lot of Jeeps they don't jump at all. Yeah something is up with your clutch. If you have driven a manual trans before you should get a smooth takeoff.
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:47 AM   #10
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Clutch is on the way out my friend. Mine did the same thing before crapping out. New kit wasn't too expensive and me and buddy changed it out. Well, he changed it, I just handed him the tools and beers.

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