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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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Screeching noise when I hit 6th Gear

So far a couple days now I noticed when I hit six gear I can hear a screeching noise any ideas what it could be ... all the other gears are fine
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-15-2019, 04:56 AM
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A little more information would help.

Does it screech continuously in 6th or just when it goes into that gear?

Does the sound change with speed and RPM?

How does throttle affect it? Louder when accelerating or when coasting?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-15-2019, 10:20 AM
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Don't know if it would relate, but I once had a 4 sped mopar trans that did the same thing in top gear only. More RPM made it worse. Trans shop said it was rear main bearing because all the stress goes to that bearing in top gear. I replaced that bearing & they were right. Problem solved.

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