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Old March 9th, 2021, 13:31
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ZJ transmission rebuild

Tranny went out in my 97 GC ZJ this morning. Rebuild kit is on its way ($180) but Iíve got no clue what Iím doing. Itíll be one hell of a hands-on lesson I suppose.


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Old March 15th, 2021, 21:49
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Re: ZJ transmission rebuild

One thing I can warn you about: There is a seal deep inside which has to do with the 2-3 shift. The factory seal is slightly too small. The kit you will receive will come with both the factory size seal and the new, thicker seal. You probably want the thicker seal.

My '97 ZJ supposedly has a rebuilt transmission. However, it won't shift into third until I get up to 45 or 50mph. Once it gets well warmed up it behaves, but for the first 20 minutes or so it is a pain. Theory is that when the transmission was rebuilt they matched the seal to the one they removed rather than installing the thicker seal. Replacing that seal is full teardown.
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Old May 24th, 2021, 00:12
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Re: ZJ transmission rebuild

Howdy! How's the replacement of the new tranny?
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