Jump to content

Auxiliary Transmission Shifter Rattle


Quickfarms
 Share

Recommended Posts

The shifter on my auxiliary transmission, Rockwell T226 transfer case, has an annoying rattle.

 

The shifter consists of a loose clevis joint at either end of the rod and a metal shifter bolted to the floor of the cab.

 

I added nylon washers to the lever pivot to take up the slop

 

I have temporarily reduced the noise by running a bungee cord from the rod to the bed but it is still annoying

 

The hole in the floor is covered by a thin piece leather, originally there was just a 2"x4" hole in the floor.

 

The front clevis is a pain in the ass to get to and the pin on the clevis on the transmission is frozen in place.

 

How can I quiet this noise down

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Slide a piece of split foam water pipe insulation over the rod and fasten it with a few zip ties.

"OPERTUNITY IS MISSED BY MOST PEOPLE BECAUSE IT IS DRESSED IN OVERALLS AND LOOKS LIKE WORK"  Thomas Edison

 “Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely, in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting ‘Holy shit, what a ride!’

P.T.CHESHIRE

Link to comment
Share on other sites

My compound shifter of my Triplex is crazy annoying.  I've put heater hose down over it, not doing much of anything.  I have to drive with a finger/hand leaning on the knob to keep myself from going insane on long trips.

The transmission is just plum wore out.   I removed the tower, welded the knob on the bottom and reground it to fit nice and tight in the slots of the shifter slide rods.  I put new clevis's on each rod going to the back box.  Nothing.   I removed the slide rods and confirmed they weren't worn in the bores. Nothing.  I greased it well.  Nothing.

 

Until I replace the transmission, there is nothing I will be able to do to remove the noise.

IMG-20180116-202556-655.jpg

Larry

1959 B61 Liv'n Large......................

Charter member of the "MACK PACK"

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...