86 jeep xj 2.8 v6 manual 5 speed how tto remove center of trans case it is loose n moves 2-3 inches forward but cannot pull it off all the way need to inspect gears n synchros

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Asked by Oct 22, 2013 at 12:09 PM about the 1986 Jeep Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

trans is apart exceept center case will not slide clear off of gears any ideas on what to do acts like something inside is holding it moves back n forth but won't come clear off

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did you remove the stud from the case? did you remove the snap rings from around the ft. main bearing and cluster gear?

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snap rings r off nut is off stud it pulls part way through the piece wherre gears r mounted does it need clear out of case

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sorry for not gettin back to ya sooner, Did you remove the stud? when the case seperates from center section, reach in with a pair of visegrips and remove stud. then case should come off. did you remove the back up lite switch?

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