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1999 jeep grand cherokee. I had a bad input speed sensor. I replaced it and changed the filters. I added 5 qts of fluid so far and the dipstick registers over full. The wheels now do not turn. Is there a vacuum in the trans not allowing it to pump. I even lifted the rearend and spun the tires. Nothing. Any ideas?

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You have to check the fluid with the engine running. Is there is a chance that you have had the filter dislodge and not actaully connected?

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You r still low because they hold 8 qts not 5 so add 3 qts more and u will be alright.

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