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NHWK05 06-29-2009 03:45 PM

Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
Is the hanging thingy near the yoke of the rear axle a counter weight or sumtin?

I have also noticed that my jeep seems to shift hard once in a while under certain situations only where it feels like its shifting hard in to 2nd gear. Usually only when i drive it hard.

Could this be like Joe's tranny mount issue? or CPS?

BTW, i only have a major drive train warranty, so i dont think its covered if its a small part type of thing. But i will have to check the details of my warranty, its only a 2/20k extended warranty i bought when i bought the jeep.

Scottina06 06-29-2009 05:22 PM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
show me a pic....my jeep is not here right now and I cant picture in my mind what you are speaking of....

NHWK05 06-29-2009 08:41 PM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
I dont have any pics right now but its basically a flat arm arched from the pinion to the pass side with 2 round things on it that look like small free weights. Mine happen to have oil on them and the gas tank as i have a small pinion seal leak. i will snap a pic tomorrow.

Scottina06 06-29-2009 10:50 PM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
the sway bar?

NHWK05 06-30-2009 08:43 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scottina06 (Post 25377)
the sway bar?

Um, No.

damnit, i just went out to take a pic and my camera battery died. WTF.

Oh snap, gonna go borrow my dads digital slr, pics momentarily.

LTrainGC 06-30-2009 08:46 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by NHWK05 (Post 25288)
I dont have any pics right now but its basically a flat arm arched from the pinion to the pass side with 2 round things on it that look like small free weights. Mine happen to have oil on them and the gas tank as i have a small pinion seal leak. i will snap a pic tomorrow.

I know what you are talking about... I've always wondered what that thing is too - there is one on the front as well IIRC.

NHWK05 06-30-2009 08:53 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by LTrainGC (Post 25477)
I know what you are talking about... I've always wondered what that thing is too - there is one on the front as well IIRC.

I dont remember seeing one on the front, but i didnt really look either. i am uploading pics now.

NHWK05 06-30-2009 08:56 AM

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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...uff/thingy.jpg
Yes i know i have a pinion seal leak. lol

Scottina06 06-30-2009 09:00 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
hmmm....no idea

LTrainGC 06-30-2009 09:01 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
I gotta assume it is some kind of balance weight.

NHWK05 06-30-2009 09:05 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
Thats what i think, I figure the weight is in the opposite of the spin direction so it may just be a counter weight.

Dylans3960ccs 06-30-2009 11:28 AM

Re: Rear alxe counter weight? and hard shifting
 
It could be a bump stop of some sort?


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