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It is probably not your transmission. More than likely it is the timing chain, The timing chain is metal so it usually will not break. The guides wear down but once the oil pressure builds (in a few seconds) the grinding sound goes away. This is normal for an old (mileage) Nissan hardbody with the ka24e motor (2.389 ltr)

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Q: What would cause a grinding sound from the transmission of a 1994 FWD Nissan truck that only happens when it is cold It is fine when you warm the engine first?
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