|07-01-2014 10:08 AM|
|07-01-2014 08:16 AM|
Back in the shop for the rattle. Most likely the TOB again. This is the second time this issue showed itself. Each at about 14k miles.
It makes me wonder if it is poor parts, poor design, poor service skill, my driving (though I have driven manual transmissions my whole life and never replace a single part)?
We'll see what they say.
|07-01-2014 07:44 AM|
|jj77||Mine rattled originally. My gear box just got quiet after 5,000 miles. It shifted poorly for the first 3,000 miles. I thought I might have forgotten how to drive a manual. Reverse was almost impossible to get into. Now all is quiet and the shifts are smoother. Reverse is still tricky at times. But I'm okay with that. The clutch is unpredictable as well. There is a break in period on the manual transmissions.|
|06-24-2014 09:55 PM|
My third gear rattle continues to be intermittent with no apparent pattern. Sometimes days go by without it presenting itself.
It made itself known last night.
Anyhow, I was at the dealer for other warranty work earlier today, and asked that they document this issue. Of course, the mechanic who took the jeep for a test drive did not experience the rattle.
|06-24-2014 06:27 AM|
|rdg04578||Time will tell on the durabilty of this transmission but most things I have read is it is considered a medium to light duty transmission which will probaboly be fine with minimal modifications and light off roading. Kinda like the AX-5 and AX-4 were in the early wranglers and late CJ's|
|06-23-2014 11:03 PM|
|DanisJeep 14||My 2013 JKU 6 speed has no issues. I've driven many different manuals and I do agree though it's a little rougher than most manuals. My fiancé has a 5 speed Tacoma which is way smoother shifting gears. But I have had my jk for a year now and 12,000 miles later i have not had one issue.|
|06-23-2014 10:38 PM|
|06-23-2014 09:00 PM|
|06-23-2014 08:57 PM|
|06-23-2014 08:51 PM|
|Whiskeydeltatango||little off topic, but if I buy a used 2013 with less than 10k miles, warranty will cover any troubles right?|
|06-22-2014 01:24 PM|
|06-22-2014 12:59 PM|
|06-22-2014 10:27 AM|
|06-22-2014 10:22 AM|
|co-utah||I have a 2014 JKUR and now with 15,000 miles on it, I've begun to notice a rattle, especially in 3rd. At first I thought the engine was pinging, but after a little experimentation I now know it is the transmission. I'm going to keep an ear on it. It doesn't really bother me, as long as it isn't an indication that the trans is going to go. I'd rather not have the dealership messing with this thing any more than they have to, and having them on a fishing expedition to fix a noise will surely result in something worse down the road.|
|06-22-2014 08:45 AM|
You clearly don't have a bad one. I've drove a manual all my life and drive UPS trucks for work. Some of the new jeep transmissions are just poor quality. Bearings, synchronizes, craftsmanship... just not quality, truck trans is not an excuse.
|06-22-2014 08:41 AM|
I hate the auto trans also. But traded in my manual for one due to all the problems, never fixed and going off warranty. I'm a manual type guy bot don't miss the POS jeep manual at all.
|06-21-2014 01:04 AM|
|socal-jk||FYI mine has rattled from day one when I drove it off the lot. Its now at 28k miles. Hasn't gotten any worse. Trans shifts perfect. Meh. I will be more than happy to hear it chatter away at this point.|
|06-20-2014 10:41 PM|
Thanks for the response. I did test drive a 14 Sahara and yes, the clutch engagement point is a little weird and the throttle response is slow but the trans seemed fine for the short drive. The lack of engine noise made it harder for me to drive than anything (compared to my 76 K10 or Speed3.)
As long as I don't have to repair the whole front end twice, drive shaft, Tcase, actuator, like on my tacoma I'll be happy.
|06-20-2014 10:34 PM|
|06-20-2014 10:20 PM|
I think people on here overreact. The 6 speed in these trucks is fine. All you have to do is drive it properly - meaning that you respect that its a truck transmission and requires a slower and more fluid approach to shifting. Sure some people have issues but you will find that on any message board for any car made currently. Jeeps make some odd noises because you know what - its a rough truck. If you want something smooth and isolated buy a German car.
I also have a Mustang with the dreaded MT-82 and you know what, that tranny is fine too. You just have to shift it right like anything else.
|06-20-2014 09:59 PM|
Jeep Noob Here,
Been searching hard for a 2013 JKU Rubicon 6 speed, but now I'm a little taken back. This will be my first jeep (not first manual trans), but I don't want to be opening a can of worms with a like-new vehicle. Should I still go manual? There are lots of different problems listed in this thread, most seem like annoyance issues, but the general consensus is the trans sucks.. I hate the idea of an auto jeep (sorry auto guys, IMO)
|06-20-2014 12:58 PM|
New Jeep - under 500 miles and has the 3rd gear rattle.
I'm going to try this in the next week or so:
About the supposed "shift knob" rattle on JK 6-speed 2011+
To get into the center console - I understand you just have to pull the knobs off the gear shifter and transfer case. For those that have done it - do they get loose after you reinstalled them?
|06-08-2014 03:17 PM|
I thought I would come back here after posting earlier in this thread and report my experience. I know there are several different rattles listed here. Mine was a rattle that occurred when I had the clutch out (foot off the pedal) that was very noticeable in neutral, but could also be heard in 1st or 2nd gear. If I pressed the clutch in, the rattle goes away. This had been going on for 3 or 4 months. It started out being intermittent, but over time, it had gotten to the point it would start rattling every time I drove it after it warmed up (driven for about 15-20 minutes). I was reluctant to have my transmission torn apart looking for the rattle, but I was about ready to call the dealer to have them take a look since it was beginning to happen every time I drove the jeep. My initial thought based on reading this and other threads was a bad input shaft bearing, or possibly throw out bearing. I checked under the jeep for other sources of the rattle such as a heat shield and the clutch pedal under the dash, but it sounds like it's coming from the transmission, and the rattle goes away by just pushing the clutch in even a slight amount.
So, over Memorial Day weekend, a group of us take a long weekend trip to Gulches ORP in S. Carolina. Lots of steep hill climbs and rocks. Of course, I hear the rattle any time we stop for gas or to eat and also when we arrive at the park. Two long days of wheeling, and I hear the rattle every time we're stopped on the trails. We do some fairly intensive hills and rock crawling (double and triple black trails). In the process, my underbelly hits a few rocks, particularly the cross member by the exhaust cross over, my front diff cover, and my front driver side control arm skid. As I'm driving back home, I'm thinking that I really need some additional skid protection, but I should probably go ahead and get the transmission looked at before I add a transmission skid, and I make a mental note to call the dealer when I get back to schedule an appointment.
This long story comes to a conclusion by saying since I arrived home two weeks ago, and driving the jeep every day, there has not been a single instance of a rattle or odd noise coming from the transmission. WTF?
|06-02-2014 09:17 AM|
Man, looking into the other applications of the WA580 5-speed auto (high powered Mercedes AMG cars) I feel like I missed out on an awesomely overkill transmission.
If it can survive duty behind V12s and force fed V8s, being behind our comparatively puny V6 might mean it could last forever! Almost 3x the input torque rating of our NSG370s
|05-30-2014 09:50 AM|
|Gord P||I bookmarked it for future reference. Thamks.|
|05-30-2014 07:45 AM|
I found this on another forum. http://www.jk-forum.com/forums/stock...11-a-277938/#b.
Has anyone tried this?
|05-27-2014 09:14 PM|
|05-27-2014 08:54 PM|
|trailreadytj||I have a jku 2014 and it started rattling at 200 miles. it does it from 3rd and 4th when the tranny is warm I have had 4 more other jks 07 10 11 12 and never had that issue the 2007 would pop out of 4th and be very difficult to short. But a 2014 with this rattling noise. Other than that the tranny works fine. I took it to the service with 700 miles and they were not able to duplicate the issue.|
|05-23-2014 09:13 AM|
|05-23-2014 06:37 AM|
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