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Jeep 2012 Wrangler 4 door sport unlimited.. When I go from park to drive or reverse..once it engages gear..there is a squeak that sounds as if brake squeaking sort of..it doesn't do this till after warm..driving for a bit..I then can hold the brake while switching to drive..then to reverse..then to drive..it does this noise everytime then..also, it will do after I've cut the engine off..the dealership thought maybe a solenoid or maybe transmission..but, it drives perfect far as transmission..it only does this a split second after going into drive, reverse, or after engine shut off..sometimes when in 1st gear it seems..it's an automatic btw. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

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First off we can hear it , see or or drive it,
so... answer will tend to be useless, on NOISE
why not find source of the noise first.
so it does it parked with brakes on, making the source(Location)
10x more easy and 100x more safe to find. no?
why not demo it to shop, and bingo, found. all in minutes
they open the hood and hear the fan belts sing, they are bad.
but can be something loose. (id say too ,not the trans)
when you shift, do say drive, the engine twists, and trans and all drive shifts engaged, (rear) 2wd.
so any of that can make noise, even a loose mount.
and more lots more. find a real mechanic, ASE shop
and not stealerships, that want to sell you a new trans for $3000
a good shop has an electronic stethoscope, that can find locations 99% of the time. (not u-joints do to they spin and make noise then mostly)

the stealershop is too busy to test, they stack money, only there.

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SOURCE: 2005 Jeep Wrangler X automatic - can't engage gears

HELLO , SOUNDS LIKE YOUR TRANS IS BAD KEEP IN MIND 1 GEAR AND REVERSE IS SAME GEAR SORRY BUT YOU MUST HAVE IT REPLACE OR OVERHAULD .

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SOURCE: 2004 Jeep Wrangler - Clunking Noise when shifting out of Park

It could be lash in the differential which is normal, but it could also be a loose u-joint in the driveshaft. Check the rear driveshaft u-joints.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Not shifting into gear properly

Check out my post about similar problems. Simple, tune-up time!

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Once in Drive, Jeep does not easily shift back to Park

Try to check the trans mission gears of your 1995 jeep grand cherokee.The shift fork and the clutch sleeve of the trans mission is locking to the other gears .And then also check the starter motor and its solenoid.if the starter motor solenoid is destroyed or worn out replace .

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SOURCE: Jeep Wrangler 1998 straight drive has difficult

if this is a 5 speed manual transmission...all you need to do before putting your jeep into reverese is puting it into first gear and then shifting it to reverse to avoid any grinding or problems shifting into reverse...this isn't a problem just a poor jeep design by not installing an extra gear to eliminate this grinding or shifting problem

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