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Unread 07-19-2011, 11:01 PM   #1
89cherokeeJP
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98 grand cherokee shifting problem

I've posted about this before never really got this fixed but i'm starting to lose mpg pretty bad. it has about 25k since rebuilt and i took it back to the shop but they said nothing was wrong but it rides 1st and 2nd pretty long and jerks it really hard to the next gear so my link is below tell me what u think

http://s179.photobucket.com/albums/w...=Jeepvideo.mp4

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Unread 07-20-2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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I have the Same problem.
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Unread 07-20-2011, 05:39 AM   #3
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video doesnt exist
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Unread 07-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #4
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Line pressure to high?
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Unread 07-20-2011, 10:54 AM   #5
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You shouldn't be losing mileage from holding first and second gear. 95% of your time on the road is in high gear.
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Unread 07-20-2011, 12:30 PM   #6
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sorry about the video here's the link
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Unread 07-20-2011, 04:17 PM   #7
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Nice vid. I'd look at the shift bands first. Then the TV cable.

It's holding 1st for about 1000rpm too long. Then 2nd for about 750rpm too long.
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