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Yesterday I was adjusting (yet one more time) my drum brakes. I had the side of the wheel on stand, and after adjusting once I started the engine to pump the pedal with the servo-assistance a couple of times, then to make the final adjustment. When I started the engine the wheel that was jacked rotated! I looked under the car, and though the gearbox was in neutral, the propeler shaft was rotating...
Should this happen?
 

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yes thats normal
 

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Even though the engine is not mechanicaly connected to the wheels through the transmission the fluids inside the tranny are providing a viscous connection. Much the way an automatic transmission torque converter works. Perfectly normal as Baz said. HTH

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wow good timing, today i started taking a look at my transmissions that i have laying around and i noticed that the output shaft rotates when i turned the input when it was in neutral... it had me scared there for a bit... good to know its ok :)
 

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Ok guys, thanks a lot! I have to admit that this scared me a bit...
 
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