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After starting the car and shifting into drive, the trans will often stay in first gear regardless of manually shifting into N, 3, anything. It occurs more often after turning off the car and restarting later or on hot days. Once it is stuck, it may pop out or stay stuck even at red line. It is a 93 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4x4 4.0 L engine with auto trans.140,000 miles. Transmission fluid changed recently and made the problem a little worse.

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You either have a bad speed sensor or a bad solenoid most likely. Take it to an AutoZone and have them read the trouble codes off of it. They do this for free. Something should pop up as to why it won't shift to the next gear. Let me know what you find.


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