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04-08-2012 11:43 AM
MikalCarbine Post more pictures of where it sheared, I agree, it doesn't look like a needle bearing
04-08-2012 12:53 AM
01tj-Bob Bump
04-06-2012 07:28 PM
01tj-Bob Any other ideas?
04-06-2012 10:12 AM
01tj-Bob I would appreciate it. I googled it and found another person with the same exact problem, same size everything identical. He was on a gun forum and had pictures that were identical. He had a 2000 tj so it's happened before. Yours seems to be larger in diameter and smaller in length. This other person came to the conclusion it was some sort of gear alignment pin used for install that was left in, which others agreed. I'm not buying that.
04-06-2012 10:00 AM
MikalCarbine Wow I'm not the only one!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he...t-asap-836751/

I'm convinced my mystery part is from the input counter shaft bearing, I can help you identify yours when I'm home back on my PC. I found this several years ago when I bought her and she's been driving fine since
04-06-2012 09:50 AM
01tj-Bob Here's another pic http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/9941/dsc6094.jpg
04-06-2012 09:14 AM
01tj-Bob I'm pretty convinced it's not a needle bearing, it's been sheared off and it's a little dull.
04-06-2012 07:33 AM
00tj2 Yea, that's not good.. Looks like a needle bearing to me but I'm not sure what the 3550 has. I will check my service manual later and let you know... But I'm sure that someone else will know before I get up.
04-06-2012 12:26 AM
01tj-Bob
Broken pin found on Nv3550 drain plug

New to the forum and first post. Hey Everybody. I recently picked up a 2001 tj with 80k 4.0 -Dana 44 trac loc- 5 speeed anyway as I pulled the drain plug on the tranny I found a broken pin stuck on the magnet, it's a little over an inch long and just under 1/4" in diameter abot 3/16". My first question is What the hell is it? The tranny shifts great with no noise and the fluid I drained was very clear and clean. Any ideas? Thanks in advance

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