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6-Speed Transmission Problem
I am new to this site and first what to say hi to everyone. I have done some searching through the forums and haven't found an answer to the problem I am having with my tranny, so I thought I would ask. Starting from a stand still, when I release the clutch and it starts to engauge I hear a fairly loud high pitched metal on metal sound until the clutch is fully engauged. This happens wheather I start out in granny, 1st, 2nd or Rev. Once I am moving, I can shift through the gears and don't hear anything. If I start from a slight rolling start, it won't make any noise at all. I thought it might be the clutch, so I pulled the transmission out to change the clutch and the clutch assembly looks fine, throw out bearing is fine too. Now I am wondering if is something internally in the transmission making the noise. I drained the transmission fluid to look for metal shavings and everything looks clean. The truck has 152k on it and I am not hard on the transmission at all. I was wondering if anyone else had any ideas or something I should look at before I spend the money to have the transmission rebuilt.
Early '99 (Built 06/98) F-350 XLT SRW 4x4 Reg. Cab 7.3L 6-speed, AFE Stage II w/ Progaurd 7 Filter, (Pre-Turbo) Pyro and Boost Gauges, MBRP 4" turbo back straight piped, South Bend Con OFE clutch, '01 Headlights, Hella Micro FF Fog and Driving Lights, '06 Travel Tow Mirrors, DP Tuner F5 (Stock, 60T, 80E, 120)