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Old 02-01-2012, 02:21 AM   #1
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My jeep wont go in gear

As i said jeep wont go in gear at all when running.Had new clutch kit about 2 months ago, it was fine for the last month then it just started getting harder and harder to get in gear. I can shift through all gears when the engine is off and clutch is in. When running it is like the clutch does not disengage,and it wont go in gear if i put it in gear and then start it wants to creap. .I thought it was master cylinder so i changed that nothing. Changed clutch kit again still nothing.I dont seem to be loosing fluid if so very minimal.. HELP any advise would be great. could this be tranny prob or is clutch related. Think i have it all bled but guess im not sure. I am very mechanicaly inclined but this was has me stumped for sure

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Old 02-01-2012, 08:51 AM   #2
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oh sorry 1990 yj w/258 ax15

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Old 02-01-2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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Sounds like a slave cylinder to me. If you pump the clutch a few times will it shift easier?
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:36 AM   #4
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something to do with the though out bearing, clutch is not disengaging
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:44 AM   #5
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i have changed internal slave cylinder twice bench tested the one i pulled and it worked fine. i can pump the clutch for an hourand it still wont go in gear when running, just grinds...
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:50 AM   #6
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like i said earlier the petal has been close to the bottom for a while but it wouldshift good then it started getting harder and harder to get it in gear andwould creap in gear with clutch down and now it wont go in gear at all. is it possible that the rubber flexline has wore out internaly so it doesntcarry the presure but its not cracked so i dont get no leaks.

would yall agree my prob is cluch/air in system and not my tranny
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Old 02-01-2012, 12:04 PM   #7
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Yep. It's either air in the line or slave/master cylendars. Or if you got really crazy one day and bent your clutch pedal? That could keep you from disengaging the clutch too. Or maybe the actuator for the master cylendar is bent?
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:19 PM   #8
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If you had a clutch put in and when you drove it everything worked fine and after a while you started having an issue, my guess is either something in the hydraulic or the pressure plate. take it back to however put the clutch in and see what they say.
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:19 AM   #9
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PROBLEM SOLVED not air, word of addvice when having any clutch issues be sure to check bellhousing bolt integrity. have some one pump the clutch watch the flex shield for any movement, i noticed mine by accident while my wife was pumping clutch and i was bleeding it i notice on starter side, the bellhousing was seperating from block about 1/8"-3/16" i was like WTF so i rechecked bolts to find the one just above starter was stripped just enough that it got tigh when installing but the presure of the clutch (and the fact that there are onlt 4- 3/8 bolts holding bh to block) allowed it to be pulled out.

the fix is get a bolt 1" longer run all the way through block and put lock washer on block side

thanks for all the suggestions
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:20 AM   #10
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every time I see this thread, I read the title wrong, "My jeep won't go in rear." Well damn, I hope not!!
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:25 AM   #11
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Old 02-02-2012, 06:45 PM   #12
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Whenever mine gets hard to shift its because air got in the line

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