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Diagnosing a shifting problem with manual transmission

January 18, 2018 - Author: bartbarton

I have a Ford Ranger 2010 with 4.0lt manual 4WD.

Question:

I recently replaced the clutch, slave cylinder, master cylinder, pilot and throw-out bearing on my ford ranger, because 1st and second gear were getting difficult to shift into, especially when from a stop (1st gear/reverse). After extensive bleeding and verifying the slave is fully disengaging the pressure plate, my 1st and reverse gear are still difficult to shift while from a stop, however my second gear is now very difficult to shift into. Could this be a syncro issue or a shift fork issue, or something completely different? and if so, how can I test to see what may be causing the issue. thank you for your time in the matter. (truck has 130,000+ miles on all original drive train).

Answer:

Our experience tells us that anytime the lower gears are hard to shift the clutch components are suspect….

Try shifting those gears with engine off and see what it does. If it shifts good that way depress the clutch

and start the vehicle .. do not let the clutch up and see how it shifts… If it changes from off to run it is a clutch / hyd issue

 

If it’s hard both ways it is an internal trans issue, then its time to open the transmission and inspect and replace damaged part or replace with a remanufacture unit.

For additional technical support give Scott a call toll free 888-824-2012 he can help you, get you the correct parts or direct drop in replacement unit.

You can qualify for a discount register for first time customer discount on our web site

See all the parts and services we offer on our site at www.midwesttrans.com

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Problem with Dodge Dakota 2001 Manual Transmission

January 16, 2018 - Author: bartbarton

Question: I have a Dodge Dakota 2001 3.6lt 2WD

i have a aluminum case its a NV 1500 5 speed manual transmission , my problem is 5th & reverse gears ,i took off stick and by visual aluminum sleeve fork broken in the center can see the other broken part further in housing ? Im going to remove or split back half of trans , if i could get more information about this repair besides the 2 diagrams like the manual transmission repair manual from dodge (dealers) copy please help mahalo for your kokua.

Answer:

The 2001 Dakota 3.9L 4×2 is the NV3500 instead of the NV1500 and it is not uncommon for those to break the 5/R fork

 

You can see the parts illustration for the NV3500 on our site at: https://www.midwesttrans.com/Chevy_NV3500_manual_Transmission.htm, we can supply the following parts:

 

Part Number MWT235GWS Bearing Rebuild Kit with Syncro Rings Dodge (NV 3500) (3 Piece 1-2 Syncros) 2001 -Up Your Cost $376.33

 

 

Part Number 58 NV20047 Fork 5th-Reverse Shift 1-Rail (NV 3500 S10, Dakota) (93-Up) Your Cost $51.00

You can qualify for a discount register for first time customer discount on our web site.    Give sales department a call toll free 888-824-2012 they can help with the order.  If you need additional technical information ask for Scott

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Interchange transfer case in

January 15, 2018 - Author: bartbarton

Question: Can I put a NP263xhd in place of a NP261HD vehicle is

2001 2500hd 6.0 NV4500 5 speed

Answer:

Yes this could be done but the NV263 is electric shift so without adding the switch, module, shift motor ext there would be no way to shift the transfer case.  May be able to track these parts in local salvage yard or on line.

 

Let us now if you need internal parts.

You can see detailed drawings and part list on our site at www.midwestrans.com

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Cummins automatic transfer case

January 12, 2018 - Author: bartbarton

Question:

Will a 1990 Cummins Automatic np205 transfer case bolt to a 96 Cummins NV4500 Transmission without an adapter?

Answer:

Yes it will as long as the NV4500 has the 23 spline mainshaft in it and you would use everything from the automatic witch is adaptor and coupling sleeve

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Slip Yoke Question

February 18, 2015 - Author: bartbarton

I have a 1975 Ford F250.

Question:  Will a chevy NP205 output shaft assembly with a sliding yoke fit into a divorced Ford NP205?

Answer:  The CHEV REAR SLIP YOKE WILL FIT THE FORD NP205

 

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T5 5 Speed for Hot Rod

January 19, 2015 - Author: bartbarton

The transmission I am looking for is a T5WC, that came from a 1987 S10 pickup.

Question: I am looking for a world class T5 with the T5_manual_transshifter in the forward most position it was offered. That is right at the VERY front of the tailshaft housing,with the long tailshaft (looks like a powerglide tail-long),it is for a hotrod build so these and front bolt pattern are are most needed specs. a mechanical speedo tailshaft would be a dream. It is for a model/v8 flathead, so shifter must be forward as possible.

Answer:   We can provide a re manufactured T5 S10 world class with a mechanical speedometer with a 12 month warranty your cost is $1250.00 outright, plus freight, with 1 week to ship date.  This transmission has a 12 month warranty

You can see the other parts that we can provide for the T5WC manual transmissions.

 

 

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G360 Shifting Problems 93 Dodge Diese

December 8, 2014 - Author: bartbarton

I have a 1993 Dodge 5.9lt 4WD.

Question:  Do you sell shifters for the Getrag 360?

Answer:   We can provide a re-manufactured top shift cover, your cost is $365.00 exchange

Plus $250 core deposit, plus freight. Give Scott a call toll free 888-824-24012 he can help you.  You can see the other parts that we can supply for your G360 transmission on our site.

 

 

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NP231 Rebuild Kit

December 1, 2014 - Author: bartbarton

I have a Dodge Ram 1500 1996 5.9lt 4WD

Question:  I’m looking for an NP231_TCCRY011overhaul kit for my NP231-D transfer case:

Answer:   The correct part number for the bearing rebuild kit is MWTK231A your cost is $90.52, we would suggest that you inspect the chain it’s our experience that the chain should also be replaced. The chain part number is MWTCL10-022 your ost $96.00 plus freight.

Give Scott a call toll free 888-824-2012 he can help you with the technical aspects of the overhaul as well as get you the correct parts.  You can see the other parts that we can supply for the NP231 on our site.

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Ford ZF 6 Speed Interchanagability

November 26, 2014 - Author: bartbarton

I have a F350 Ford 6.0L 4WD

Question:  What are the differences in the ZF-6 trans’ between the 6.0 and the 6.4? Are they interchangeable? They call for the same clutch, but I’ve read that the input shaft is different…is that possible?

Answer: The ZFS650_MTFRD059Input shaft is longer on the 6.4L and the shifter location is further back. They are not interchangeable.

 

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