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I just bought the jeep used we knew it had transmission problems,but figured we buy one so we did has the transmission put in. and it is still acting the same as before with the old transmission. it wont go into gear and when it does it wont seems like it will only go to second gear no more than 30-40 mph if were lucky. please help do you think it could be eletrical or the memory?

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  • tina verkaik Jun 04, 2010

    yes it is 4x4 and no we just asumed it was the transmission

  • tina verkaik Jun 04, 2010

    yes it is 4x4 and it did have fluid. it did not shift into gears past second andit seemed as it slipped into gears



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If you are certain the the new tranny was in good working condition? Did you inspect the old tranny before disposal?
Are the tranny oil levels good and correct type?

What happen when you shift in Low and High gears? Is it a 4x4?

Let me know and I can try to help you pin point the problem. thanks

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

  • Gary Jun 04, 2010

    I did some research and found that this is a common problem.

    1. Check the kick-down cable, it could be stretched and when you put it into D, you are not really in Drive. Need to be adjusted or replaced

    2. Pressure sensors in the tranny could need replacing

    3. Transmission band may need adjustment.

    4. Too much fluid

    Good luck



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