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Old 06-27-2009, 12:37 AM   #1
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Why does it do this?

So I was test driving the 96' 4.0 5 speed wrangler it ran great shifted smooth into all gears except reverse was a little hard to get into and grinded a little ( not everytime but a few) times i tried to put it into reverse. Is the clutch going out or something? TELL ME WHAT U THINK!!!

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Old 06-27-2009, 12:54 AM   #2
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shift in to first then reverse. It helps line up the synchros a little better

so if your sitting in neutral. Put it into first then into reverse in one motion.

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Old 06-27-2009, 01:09 AM   #3
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x2. The syncros don't work with reverse. So that's normal. Just have it in reverse when you start it, or follow KBR's advise OR you can be putting it in reverse and when you don't feel it going, slowly let the clutch out while trying to put it in reverse and it will slip in.
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Old 06-27-2009, 01:10 AM   #4
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You are driving a vehicle that doesn't exist.. Maybe it could just be your imagination.. Spirit world maybe?
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Old 06-27-2009, 05:46 AM   #5
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There are no syncros in reverse, back in the 60's there were no syncros in first and you had to stop the gears from turning by putting it in second before putting it in first. Just showing my age I guess.
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