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Old 07-27-2012, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by corsair23 View Post
My 40 does this - it has an SM420

I'll be backing out of the garage and when I push in the clutch it will sometimes buck like the parking brake is still engaged. No issues in forward gears. I'm with you that I think my issue is with a shoe getting hung up...
I too have a sm420 and never had this problem. My parking break does not work, disengaged. Disengage the pbrake and see if your issue goes away.

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Old 07-27-2012, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by baja1d View Post
Just for clarification, I do have 5 forward gears working properly & it does operate in reverse. It's only when I push in the clutch or let off the gas that is jolts to a quick stop. I think that this may be related to the parking break drum, like a shoe gets hung up. My plan is to take the parking break shoes out to test my theory.
nevermind on the gear stuck thing.... sounds like that's not it.
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