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I have a 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4x4, straight 6 engine with a manual transmission. I was turning left tonight and it sounded like something dropped off my car and then it made a horrible noise, almost like the sound your car would make when the CV Joints need replaced, and now my Jeep won't go into 5th gear or reverse. Is there a way to see if it is just the linkage or if it is something internal without having to taqke it to a mechanic? I just don't want to take it in and be told it is somethig internal if it is just the linkage clip. I moved recently and don't have a mechanic that I trust yet. Any help would be great!!

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SOURCE: rumbling noise at 30mph and above is it the cv joints?

sounds more like rotors or hub bearings cv joints make a clicking noise while turning when their going bad

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: cv joints/tranny

Hate to the bearer of bad news, but it sounds like one of the gears in the transmission is shot (namely the ring and pinion gear.) One thing to check and see is to look under the hood and look at where the CV joints enter the transmission. Have someone put it into gear while you look. See if the output shafts of the transmission is turning, but the inner CV joint is not.

Much as I hate to say it, you picked a bad car for a beginning driver. Parts are expensive for this car, and sometimes hard to come by.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport, 4X4, manual

the temp is what is stamped on the thermostat arouund 86 to 92c
if this is diesel with all the single heads it will be a faulty head, i cant remember which size was the real bad 1

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: When driving around corners the front end makes a

on my car it was a combination of a wheel bearing, cv joint and tie rod end

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

SOURCE: 2002 Hyundai Elantra 5 speed manual does not shift into 5th or reverse.

I would say no,has to come apart

Posted on Jul 05, 2012

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