I am bidding on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee at an auction.
I am bidding on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee at an upcoming auction. I am told it needs a transmission and a new computer. I am interesting in knowing how much it will cost to fix this Jeep up. I don't plan to bid a lot on it.
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Re: I am bidding on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee at an auction.
I havent had to replace a computer..so i wouldnt know..you can call a Dealership and ask the parts department how much one would be (im sure it wont be cheap)..and a transmission overhaul will cost about $2,700..i hope this has helped...Keith
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SOUND LIKE TRANSMISSION NEED TRANSMISSION FLUID + FILTER CHANGE.THE FRONT BAND NEEDS ADJUSTING.ALSO CHECK YOUR THROTTLE SHIFT CABLE AT THE THROTTLE BODY ACCELERATOR LEVER MAKE SURE ITS NOT MISROUTED OR LOOSE AND CHECK THROTTLE CABLE ON SIDE TRANSMISSION SEE IF ITS BROKEN OUT THE TRANSMISSION. THAT WILL EFFECT UP SHIFTS OR OVER DRIVE YOU NEED THAT CLIMBING A HILL.
LOOK LIKE ALL JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE FROM 1995 TO 2001 HAS THE SAME TRANSMISSION.BUT HAS DIFFERENT TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES.SO I WOULD BUY EXACT YEAR MODEL VECHICLE TRANSMISSION.LOOK FOR NO SUBSTITUTES.
Jeeps have electric solenoids inside the transmission, (shift solenoids) I would have the jeep tested at the advance auto or autozone for codes if the check engine light is on; (its free) and go from there. sounds like the jeep may be in limp mode which chrysler created to protect the transmission. limp mode will not allow the jeep to shift all the way up to overdrive or shift all the way down to 1st shifting position. feels like it has to get going over25 to move well . AAMCO transmissions will diagnose your jeep for free in most states.
42RE: The 42RE four speed automatic transmission was used in 1993.3 to 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokees with 4.0L engines.
46RH: The 46RH four speed automatic transmission was used in 1993 to 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokees with 5.2L engines.
call jeep and give them last 9 digits of your vin and ask for three things -Differential Type,Gear ratio, and Track lock- They will give you 1) Dana 35 or 44 2) Gear Ratio 3.31 or 3.73 3) Track Lock - yes/no