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#1 catfisherokie OFFLINE  

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Posted June 11, 2014 - 10:59 PM

Hi everyone. Has anyone rebuilt the transmission on their WH? I am considering doing mine but wanted some sage advice if anyone has been through this yet. Mine is locked up and the shifter just flops around. Hopefully parts are still available.

 

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Bill


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 04:15 AM

It is possible that the shifter came out of the shifting forks and the forks are not lined up properly causing the "locked-up" condition.

There should be a lock nut on a square headed bolt. This holds the shifter in place. Remove the square headed bolt, remove the shifter and re-align the shift forks (to neutral) and insert the shifter back into the forks.

A rebuild may not be necessary!


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 06:50 AM

It is possible that the shifter came out of the shifting forks and the forks are not lined up properly causing the "locked-up" condition.

There should be a lock nut on a square headed bolt. This holds the shifter in place. Remove the square headed bolt, remove the shifter and re-align the shift forks (to neutral) and insert the shifter back into the forks.

A rebuild may not be necessary!

YES I AGREE HAD IT HAPPEN ALREADY


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 07:01 AM

Check the easy stuff first!


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 07:21 AM

I've rebuilt a 4 speed. Everything is available.


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#6 catfisherokie OFFLINE  

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Posted June 12, 2014 - 10:49 AM

Man, I sure hope that is the case. I just assumed the worst. My girlfriend was mowing when it happened and said she was just trying to shift from foreward to reverse when it quit. I figured a gear broke off or something since the wheels will not turn. Crossing the fingers. I do need to brag on her a bit here. While mowing earlier, the pto belt gave it up and shredded and she took it in the face and chest like a trooper. Would have scared the wits out of me....lol.






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