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Old 08-17-2014, 07:54 AM
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Chirping Transmission

That is the best way to describe the sound I have been hearing lately as you transition the throttle from engagement to neutral position. It is a short "chirp", then normal. While in forward or reverse the tranmission/driveline sounds normal. I check fluids weekly. No change in the color or amount all season. Any ideas?

I don't know what kind/type of fluid in the transmission at the moment because this is a new to me boat this season. This is on my 95 190 powerslot.

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Old 08-20-2014, 05:26 AM
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I changed fluid and noticed no change. I am confused. Anyone else ever experience this? Maybe this is a normal sound.
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Old 08-20-2014, 08:11 AM
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Could be the damper plate starting to make noise...
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:43 AM
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Could be the damper plate starting to make noise...
Maybe, but wouldn't that make a sound or noise under way (gear-F or R)?
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:14 AM
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Maybe, but wouldn't that make a sound or noise under way (gear-F or R)?
usually makes noise when engaging into gear and then stops - but that's what i have experienced while in others boats.
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:29 PM
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Could be the damper plate starting to make noise...
Mine made a noise like you describe last year and it was the damper plate.
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Old 08-22-2014, 09:26 AM
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Ok, if it is the damper plate, how critical is it to change (time wise) this season? Is it one of those parts that needs to be changed right away? I probably will only be running my boat for 4 to 5 hours for the rest of season.
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:18 PM
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It's just starting to go... It will sound like rocks banging around when it's closer to change
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:58 PM
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Thanks Mike. Is it hard to change?
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