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1995 jeep grand cherokee jerking

When you drive a few miles it starts to **** I thought it was the rear end so I rebuilt it and it did not help I drove the vehicle and it started doing the same thing again it acts like the brake is on then off like it catches and releases when it does it you can pull over and put in park and it still kinda jerks a little you sitting still and it feels like it wants to go then it stops tranny shifts through the gears good any help would be appreciated

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  • stevenws Feb 08, 2009

    everything was done to the rear differential by a certified mechanic it is not in the brake when you drive a few miles it feels like it is binding between two gears or something it starts to slow down when you give it gas is boggs down I pull over and put it in park and it still feels like it wants to go for a couple minutes then I pull out again and its fine for a minute then starts all over again

  • stevenws Feb 08, 2009

    I had a slight roaring noise in the rearend and thought maybe that was the reason for the other problem but now the roaring is gone but the other problem still exist

  • stevenws Feb 09, 2009

    I bought it like this

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Setting up a differential is not just bolting in new parts...it requires setting gear lash, bearing pre-load etc. Assuming you did all this, have you checked the transfer case? an internal coupling failure will give you similar symptoms. What did you find wrong with the differential? Is the rear diff the same EXACT ratio as the front? Do you have the exact same size tires front & back? Did you check the obvious, such as the condition of all universal joints? I can't see from here so I have to ask these questions... Also...did you check the brakes to make sure that a hose has not collapsed and is causing brake not to fully release?

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  • Richard Scordino Feb 08, 2009

    Just an afterthought to what I said before... Are you sure the converter is not staying locked up or otherwise malfunctioning? Aside from what you said you eliminated (brakes and stuff) theres a lot to check here... how did you arrive at the conclusion to do the rear?

  • Richard Scordino Feb 08, 2009

    Watching pro bowl so my mind isn't all here right now... but I gave you a bunch of stuff to check... this isn't stuff I picked at random, there's a reason for everything I mentioned.... In reality, all of this should have been checked a long time ago, One question though,,, Did you buy it like this or did it just happen?

  • Richard Scordino Feb 09, 2009

    Ok... I thought as much... you've got the dreaded "someone elses problem" definitely check gear ratios and everything else I said....carefully!!!

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