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Noisy Jeep Shift

Remove the transmission output shaft nut and remove the flange using the flange puller.
<p>Remove the transmission output shaft nut and remove the flange using the flange puller.</p>

This bulletin applies to 2006-2007 Jeep Commander and 2005-2007 Grand Cherokee vehicles. A ringing, snapping or popping sound may be heard from the propeller shaft when the transmission is shifted from Drive to Reverse or Reverse to Drive.

The sound may also be heard when the brakes are released after shifting into or out of Drive or Reverse. The output flange may need to be replaced along with applying Stud N bearing Mount Adhesive to the transmission output shaft flange splines.

Start the engine, apply the brakes and shift the transmission from forward to reverse and back with the brakes applied. If the sound is present, perform the repair procedure.

PARTS REQUIRED

04318032………………Stud N bearing Mount Adhesive

5210823AA…………….Nut-collar double hex

05175566AA…………...Output flange (3.5L)

52108628AB…………...Output flange (3.7L)

05135158AC…………...Output flange (5.7L)

05170003AB…………...Output flange (6.1L)

SPECIAL TOOLS REQUIRED

C-3281…………..Flange holder

8992……………..Flange puller

9078……………..Staking tool

C-4171…………..Drive handle

REPAIR PROCEDURE

NOTE: Mark the propeller shaft in relation to the transmission and axle flanges prior to removal.

Remove the propeller shaft.Using special tools C-3281 and 8992, remove the transmission output shaft nut and remove the flange.If the vehicle is one of those listed here, proceed to Step 4

  • 2005 LX 5.7L built prior to Aug. 18, 2004
  • 2005 LX 6.1L or WK 3.7L built prior to June 22, 2005
  • 2005 LX 3.5L built prior to June 22, 2005

If the vehicle is not as listed here, proceed to Step 5.

Replace the output flange with the appropriate part number.Clean the splines on the output shaft and the output flange and apply a thin coat of Mopar Stud N bearing Mount Adhesive P/N 04318031 or equivalent to the splines of the output flange.Install the flange and tighten the nut to 150 ft.-lbs.Stake the nut using 9078 staking tool and C-4171 drive handle.Install the propeller shaft.

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