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Clunking noise going from forward to reverse

Clunk going from forward to reverse or reverse to forward

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Check transmission oil,normally it should be red,smell it, it's not suppose to smell heated oil,have the clutch check.

Posted on Mar 30, 2014

  • coryt43112 Mar 30, 2014

    Transmission was rebuilt last year, kind of sounds like it is comming from the transfer case

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SOURCE: Clunking or slipping in transmission or rear end while on highway

This might be a valve timing offset, that when you change gear your valves become ofset from your pistons and they might hit, or it might also be your crankshaft hitting your oil pan. either wich way this might be a serious problem.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SOURCE: clunking noise in front under acceleration

99% a motor mount which should run about $100 to replace or the left front axle which will run you about $150

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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either battery is bad with no reserve amperage power or teh starter is bad or the earth cable from the chassis to the engine is bad

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