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hello all,new to this forum,have a question i hope someone can help with!!sometimes when i shift the tranny grinds slightly,but not all the time,is this the syncros or can this be caused by a worn out clutch?the tranny has 106000 miles and the clutch is oringinal.any help is welcome,thanks.:wavey:
 

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maybe syncros. Try changing the fluid with redline mt-90.:)
 

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All Gears?

Simple fluid change could help and will not hurt..Redline MT-90 as stated above is the way to go. 3 1/3 quarts....or untill full.

I recently thought I had 'another' tranny go bad.......was hard to shift , made horrible noise when engaging clutch in 1st gear.....It ended up being just a busted tranny mount....now it shifts like butta! Just sumthin you might want to check before condemning the tranny.
 

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thanks for the input guys,just changed the tranny oil with part synthetic valvoline oil about 500 miles ago-seems to have gotten worse since change?tranny is filled until it runs out of fill plug.any other ideas???thanks again
 

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What weight oil did you put in there? If it's gotten worse than I would say your tranny isn't happy with what you put in. Supposedly the GL5 oils will eat the synchro's so that might be a contributing factor if that's what you used. After I purchased my 95 with an ax5 I put in some redline MT90 and it is noticably smoother.

MT90 is hard to find in local shops, your best bet is to order online. I got my from Jegs.com and it was on my door step in 2 days.

Al
 

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Yep, 100% synthetic....Not sure what the factory puts in them. For all I know the whole GL5 eating synchro's could be an urban legend but I wasn't willing to take a chance so I went with the MT90. Good luck, Happy Fathers Day, if it applies!!

Al
 

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not sure about the ax5..but chrysler put out a service bulliten on the ax15..they told me to change over to..yes of all things...10-40 motor oil in my manual to help with the problem..i made them double check..they confirmed...so i just drained and re-filled my ax-15 with 10-40.....
 

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hey fly's~yj,what happened after you put 10-40 in?i just put mt-90 in,slight improvement but still a little "nothchy" shifting from 2 to 3,maybe with time it will improve?thanks
 

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mt-90 is what you want because any gl-5 gear oil will eat the metal that the syncros are made from in both the ax-5 and ax-15 tranny.:) If it doesn't get better you could rebuild the tranny and replace the syncros.
 
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