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1999 k2500 4x4 5 speed started grinding only when

1999 k2500 4x4 5 speed chevy started grinding only when i put it in 3rd gear,clutch seems fine but it has 80,000 on it, im a semi driver so i normally know when a clutch is going out. any ideas would be great.

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    likely the synchro or the fork for that gear is worn. You may be able to "double clutch" to get it to engage easier but it will need teardown to actually fix.

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If it is noisy only in third, then third is where the problem is, cluster gear and/or mainshaft gear. Rule of thumb, if it is noisy in only one forward gear, then that gear is where the problem is.

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