Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Shaving metal noise at acceleration, at low rpms on 1 2 3 gear 2001 Chrysler

asked by on

In the morning after warm up after I engage on the clutch and accelerate I hear metal shaving or grinding noise I have to shift to a higher gear but it's now heard up to 3rd gear

My car has 177824 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hello - I suspect you have a failing bearin...

Hello - I suspect you have a failing bearing in your transmission. If your car is rear-wheel drive, the bearing would likely be on the transmission countershaft. For a front-wheel drive car, it could have several names, but accomplishes the same purpose - supports the gears that transmit power for lower gears. This bearing should be replaced as soon as possible - failing to do so will only cause more damage as you drive. I would recommend a thorough inspection of your transmission and other driveline components by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The car drove over a lot of snow and got stuck in first gear

If your transmission will not shift out of first gear it could be caused by a number of things. The most common things that could cause this issue would be a faulty shift solenoid or a damaged transmission. Many...

Q: Trying to install LED dome lights

This is a tough question to answer over a message. I really need to see what you have purchased and what the original looks like. From my experience, installing an LED light should be the same as installing another bulb....

Q: Car not starting when it is warm

The cam sensor may be causing the problem but it should be setting a code when it does not start. The engine needs to be scanned when the no start is happening to see if you are getting a cam...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.