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I have a 1999 wrangler and it tops out at 55 miles per hour but it doesnt mis and runs great around town

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  • dksorenson Jul 18, 2009

    the jeep only has 60000 miles on it and at 55 the petal is to the floor and only 2000 rpm its a 5 speed and if i go up a small hill i have to down shift to 4rth gear

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Check your air filter and possibly for a partially plugged converter.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    What rpm's are you at when it hits top speed? have you changed fuel filter recently, as well as have it checked for plugged exhaust? ( as in catalytic converter)



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Top speed on a wrangler is typically about 15 miles faster than what you are getting. Check the air pressure, air filter, spark plugs and fuel filter. If all of these are good your carbeurator may be partially blocked. Begin with a fuel additive that will clean your carbeurator. I have had success with a product called seafoam which you add to your gas tank at a rate of one ounce per gallon of fuel. Use it for a couple of fuel tanks full of gas.

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