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Old 09-05-2019, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by bturner2 View Post
The clanking and engagment would seem to indicate a possible problem with the damper plate. The damper plate is supposed to, well dampen the torque between going between shift engagements. The springs can collapse and or the plate can crack causing issues with engagement and noise. The noises range from a clanging to scraping or rattling sounds.

And of course another possibility would be an internal issue with the transmission.
Could a damaged damper plate affect the speed of transmission after engagement? How difficult is it to remove the transmission, zf hurth? Thank you for you response.
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