Manual transmission??

Discussion in 'Renegade Stock Tech' started by Viking, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Viking

    Viking New Member

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    New here to the forum, and new to the renegade too. Mine is a 2018 with the 1.4L Turbo and 6 speed manual. My concern is the Jeep now has almost 7,000 miles and the shifts have become harder since new. Almost like synchronizers are failing, clutch is needing bled, or fluid is not right in the transmission. I have over 35 years experience with a manual transmission, and do not speed shift. I have not taken the Jeep back to the dealer........yet..........anyone else having issues, or know of something I may have overlooked?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Lonny Buttke

    Lonny Buttke New Member

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    12K on my 18 with 1.4 L 6 sp manual and not a lick of problem with shifting or mechanical issues.
     
  3. persquank

    persquank Active Member

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    I've got over 60k now on my 16 with the 1.4 and the manual. No issues at all. I would say I shift aggressively at times. The key is not to slip the clutch too much on the launch. The 1-2 shift is also a little challenging at times. Especially at higher rpm's. It also seems super important to allow the clutch to fully engage before building boost and/or going full throttle.
     

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