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Old 12-17-2003, 01:25 PM
Carrameow Carrameow is offline
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Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: in the Pacific Northwest
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I would guess your spring is gone on the 4th gear synchro

I couldnt downshift from 4th to 3rd and got the same grinding noise--when i did the rebuild I found that the 3rd gear synchro spring had worked loose and had been chewed up probably because of poor maintenance and use of 90 W gear oil..
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