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Old 03-13-2012, 01:56 AM   #1
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Clunk - low gear clutch

Hi Guys!

New Jeep owner here! just bought a 2012 Wrangler Sport Unlimited and loving it so far. I've had it for about a week and noticed something odd. When in low gears/low rpm....like leaving my house, turning onto a street....when i release the clutch after shifting ....towards the top i sometimes get a faint clunk/click sound ....only in low gear. I've read some posts on it....like this one:

http://www.jk-forum.com/showthread.p...utch-depressed

Thoughts from anyone? Is this something to be worried about?

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Old 03-13-2012, 08:45 AM   #2
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It's almost impossible to determine whether or not you have a problem by a description like that. Manual Jeeps make all sorts of clunking sounds when shifting.

When you take the top off (if you haven't already), you'll hear all sorts of clicks and clunks. If it's driving alright, not grinding and not jumping outta gear, you're probably fine.

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It's almost impossible to determine whether or not you have a problem by a description like that. Manual Jeeps make all sorts of clunking sounds when shifting.

When you take the top off (if you haven't already), you'll hear all sorts of clicks and clunks. If it's driving alright, not grinding and not jumping outta gear, you're probably fine.
Or at McDonald's drive through

Noisy tranny for sure.
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:51 AM   #4
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Yeah if you just rev the motor a bit more it doesnt do it...
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Yeah if you just rev the motor a bit more it doesnt do it...
This is the fix for it right here. They are prone to some noise. When you shift you'll get a distinct 2 clicks if that's what you're talking about.
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Hey guys.... Thanks for all the replies. After another week of driving I've realized that it wasn't the clutch pedal making the noise. It just happens in low rpm when pushing the gas pedal down..... I just hear a quiet clunking noise every now and then......
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Manual Jeeps make all sorts of clunking sounds when shifting.

When you take the top off (if you haven't already), you'll hear all sorts of clicks and clunks.
x2. finally had the music off while riding around, it sure makes so many noises. all can hear all the pushrods and gears moving and clutch noises...actually kind of cool to hear it all. like the fact I am making it do all that...
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x2. finally had the music off while riding around, it sure makes so many noises. all can hear all the pushrods and gears moving and clutch noises...actually kind of cool to hear it all. like the fact I am making it do all that...
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