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Thread: NV3550 sounds like a Tank Track**Final Update**

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    Default NV3550 sounds like a Tank Track**Final Update**

    As the title says.

    The culprit acts when coasting above ~20 mph. The jeep has ~65K on it. The sound is loud and I can feel the play in the shifter itself. It goes into gear fine, seems to drive fine. I just got done changing a hub assembly that I broke last time out and test drove around the block. My buddy that was in front of me heard it over his radio. Ideas
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    Sounds like it could be your transmission.

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    there is a plastic cup that your shifter rides in. If you pull the top 4 bolts and remove your shifter, you can get a pretty good view down into the tranny without losing any fluid. When I had my NV3550 in my TJ it was pretty quite.
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    Jeff brought a De Dee De moment to my life. What happens when you drown your jeep repeatedly for two days? Water seepage. What happens when you park it for a week and change after? Separation. Why I didn't think of all this? Disclaimer

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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    Jeff brought a De Dee De moment to my life. What happens when you drown your jeep repeatedly for two days? Water seepage. What happens when you park it for a week and change after? Separation. Why I didn't think of all this? Disclaimer

    Bro...I'd listen to him...he sounds like he might know what he is talking about...then again I have a broken watch that is still right twice a day...go figure.
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    One of my friends just broke the case on his tj's 3550. He thinks it was because he was running a poly mount and rubber engine mounts. So just a lil info for you.
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    Thanks for the heads up. I really need to get some skids kickin here soon ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    Thanks for the heads up. I really need to get some skids kickin here soon ....
    ...and perhaps longer vent lines!
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    Quote Originally Posted by USMCHarleyJeepGuy View Post
    ...and perhaps longer vent lines!
    So we doing a fluid change out before your trip to Deleware.
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    Gonna do it today after I get done with my paper.

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