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Slippage in second gear,pulls fine in all other gears and shifts fine,feels like broken tooth off gear or something of that nature

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A broken gear tooth will cause a clicking sound. Start out in 2nd gear going slow. Hear any clicking? If so then TWO gears need to be replaced > the broken gear and the gear that meshes with it. If enough pressure was on a gear tooth to cause it to break, then similar pressure was on the gear it was engaged in. The gear may look okay, but it isn't. ALWAYS replace gears in sets.

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