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I need to replace the lockout/converter switch in my 1996 grand cherokee. Does the valve body have to be removed? to change the harness

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    isnt the switch on the dashboard? or are you looking to change the solenoid on the valve body?

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Yes the lock-up solenoid. The design changed. this piece has two solenoids on it, The old one that is in there now, you could unplug the wires from it. The new one you cannot I am going to try and trace the wires to see if i can splice it. The only reason the valve body has to come out is to plug in a new harness. There is nothing wrong with my harness. The car was having 2nd gear starts and sometimes confused on which gear it should be in. If I come to a stop put the car in neutral then bring to first and manuelly shift it out it works perfect. I think the real problem is the governor press and/or governor senser. But while I have the pan off I wanted to replace all.

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Do you mean the Torque converter lock-up solenoid? If you do, then yes the valve body will need to be removed. What actually is your problem?

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