The recall was incomplete and still open, yet the dealer still sold it to us without any warning of the recall, and even denied there was more than one recall when asked. The contact stated he did not safe driving the vehicle although the recall repair was performed on his vehicle. The weather was described as very hot during the failure. While Jeep is known for the reliability of its vehicles, some models have experienced transmission problems that drivers and potential buyers should be aware of. The current mileage was 2,536. If you have 2500 miles or more please vote.
You step on the gas pedal and you dont go far until the transmission First of Opihi59 thank you for taking the time to respond. Even though this project would be relatively simple and fun for the mechanically inclined, based on the abundance of Cherokees on the market, it's extreme reliability, and again it's universal design, I would be be cautious of reality checking witches wives, girlfriends, and mothers who may argue that it's more reasonable to purchase a used Cherokee equipped with a manual transmission installed from the factory. Refer to the Chrysler shop manual for proper test procedures. Make sure to insist to your customer the need for timely transmission services that include a fluid and filter change. We pulled over to the side and noticed the smoke coming from under the Jeep and under the hood. The contact did not believe the recall remedy adequately corrected the failure. John S Quality and Training Analyst I have always loved the outdoors and with my camping experiences, it brought me into the Jeep world.
They are all in perfect working order. I have a leak around the throttle valve on the drivers side of the transmission. Please investigate the Wranglers years 1995-1999 also for similar accidents. Do I have any recourse as far as lemon law protection, recalls, help!!! Its been flashed several times to no effect. The manufacturer refused to send a hard copy of the recall to the contact. It is also recommended that a power flush service be done to remove old fluid and debris from the cooler, cooler lines and the torque converter. We were riding down the road and the engine lost power and the rpm's went to zero.
New part has been installed, now my check engine light is on due to faulty 4th cylinder ejecter. This issue should have been covered. So now atleast once a day I have to put the Jeep in neutral to start it. When you are turning the key switch back and forth 2 or three times between acc and off. Without starting the engine, turn the ignition key on, off, on, off, and back to on. While a recall means any repairs for this problem are covered by Jeep, it can still be quite a hassle to experience when you're trying to get to work or school and can be a danger if it occurs on the freeway and gets locked in gear.
The main cost of the conversion would be the transmission, transfer case, computer parts, and most importantly your time; not to forget researching and picking up parts. Because of the variety of offerings, Jeep owners have reported a wide range of problems. Hey there Im looking for this part first pic below. Up-shifting requires a definite movement to the right. None of the local dealers and auto shops have any idea and think it was made up. Jeep Wranglers from 2005 to 2008 have had multiple recalls for automatic transmission and power train problems.
The regulator will fail and the glass will be stuck in whatever position it was in at the time of failure, which can be inconvenient depending on weather conditions. I put the Jeep in neutral and it started right up. I dont think you have to take the radiator out, but the water pump should be visible directly behind it. He was able to continue driving but he still smelled smoke. It was the first and will be the last Jeep I ever own after that horrible experience.
Such a cooler could prevent the overheating of the transmission fluid and, thereby, prevent damage to the transmission or possible fires. I use this company as a base line to compare other dealers with, and this company always wins out. What does your owner's manual say? What is the best for the jeep mechanicalwise and for fuel economy benefit when I am stopped at the traffic light Leave it on drive or move to the neutral position Thanks for the advice The other day I changed my transmission fluid and filter because I notice a leak under the jeep. I thought Hi my name is Don and I am new to the group. Im not sure if thats what its called the Haynes manual calls it that. Any problem with the shifting mechanism can lead to a risk of the Jeep stalling, putting the driver and others in danger of a crash.
I have the stock 3. However I got a hold of the original owner and they said the transmission lines were never worked on. I drove and got the jeep up to running temperature than cycled through the gears and then checked the transmission fluid. A couple days later, he noticed that the transmission was difficult to maneuver. Do you think it would be necessary to swap motors Also are you suggesting that I swap axles from the manual jeep into the automatic jeep To tell you the truth I wasnt even thinking about that.
This is a safety feature that Chrysler built into the transmission to allow you to take your car in for service without destroy the transmission completely. As per 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4-door service manual replacing transmission oil and filter are not required maintenance until 120,000 miles. While slower acceleration, maintaining a lower top speed and use of cruise control can help maximize your Jeep's mpg, the same can be said for other vehicles as well, and Wranglers still come up short in comparison. Many have reported that transmission can start fire. Is that problem transfer case or tranny or anything else? Anyone have any ideas out there And thank you for your responses.
When I drove for the first time when it went to shift the engine would rev up and then it would go into gear it does this from take off. High temperatures Quote Originally Posted by 89yjon Looks like 339. In 2007, Chrysler has introduced a lifetime powertrain warranty on select new vehicles, which extended this type of coverage even further. These recalls are a matter of public record and summarized on Automotive. The failure and current mileage was 40,000. I have traveled these roads in other 4x4 vehicles in the past without any problems. The jeep has 143000 miles about.