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Unread 05-26-2011, 08:00 PM   #1
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My JEEP is stuck in first gear. HELP

My jeep has been downshifting a little rough lately, but today it wouldn't shift into second. I tried everything: I revved up to 5000 rpm, manually shifted to second, neutral to second while moving etc, still no luck. It just will not shift into second. I replaced the output shaft speed sensor and that did not help either. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Unread 05-27-2011, 12:29 AM   #2
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Few people here will be able to help. You're in the normal cherokee section, you want to ask the GRAND cherokee guys.

Possibilities I can think of are a bad connection, a bad transmission computer, or a bad solenoid.

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