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rjeepr 09-12-2011 02:47 AM

88 yj 5 speed issues
Just got an 88 yj. 6cyl 5 speed. The tranny in it was only able to go into 2 and R. Guy gave me another tranny with it. Said "paid 100 bucks guy said it was good" the tranny I got with it was missing the shifter lever. I took the shifter out the old tranny put it in tje second tranny and it wont shift at all. Is there a way to test if I got a good tranny before I install it? Should I be able to shift a tranny that's not in a jeep? Any info will help.

banks316 09-12-2011 03:28 AM

Are both the trans the same? Cause if there not trying to install the wrong shifter would cause it not to shift. The 88 came with the BA-10 and he might have gave you an AX-15, or worse AX-5 which will not work with the 4.2l.

rjeepr 09-12-2011 04:54 AM

The tranny has a plate rivited on it that has a date nov 22/88. Everything looks the same too.

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