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Our 2000 JGC feels like it's ''dragging'' on the highway

It feels as if it's in a lower gear somehow.
Thinking our snow tires were old, we put on 4 new tires...and steadily increased the air in them to about 37 pounds cold.
We bought this Jeep new
in 2000 but have only recently noticed the problem which appeared at about 100K miles. We now have 108K miles on the car, and this is almost our first repair.
We live in snow country in Colorado where Jeeps regularly appear in the newspaper for sale...but no one ever sells a 2000 Grand Cherokee; they're the best.

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  • karennow Jan 29, 2009

    I fixed my sluggish jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd 2000 by lubing the "knuckle ball stud". The owner's manual requres this service about every 6,000 miles, but only Jeep dealers have the tools and know how to lube it. i still don't know where it is located, but it worked.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I am not sure what you want to know, please explain and leave out any un-related info, it just confuses the issue at hand Has it been tuned, has the fuel filter been replaced? is the fuel pressure ok? does the system have any trouble codes stored? has the check engine light ever come on?



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Try changing the transmission fluid, or lifting your foot off the pedal and reapplying like u would if u had a clutch to get it to force shift.

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