Engine Shudder / Transmission problem? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum > Engine Shudder / Transmission problem?

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineWe have Engo 10k Synthetic IN STOCK!!! Hurry while supplieJeep speedometer gears at rockridge4wd

Reply
Unread 01-31-2011, 04:59 PM   #1
jczj318
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Berwick
Posts: 16
Engine Shudder / Transmission problem?

So, my girlfriend's jeep (98 ZJ 4.0, 242 TC, 197,000 miles) has suddenly developed a large problem. It started when I was stopped at a light, and I started to feel some slight vibrations. Then, later on the same trip, while stopped again, the vibrations got worse. By the time I had it home, it was shuddering severely and felt like it was having trouble getting power. Once in the driveway, I put it through some tests.

Reverse has the worse shudder, which causes the engine to shudder, as well as the rest of the vehicle. It makes it seem like the engine is shaking.

In neutral, the shudder recedes to a quiter vibration.

In park, it is somewhere halfway in between reverse and neutral for severity.

I just checked the levels of all the fluids, and it was low on tranny fluid. I topped it off. It has been shifting hard into reverse for about half a year or so now.

Any help would be appreciated!

jczj318 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Tags
engine , transmission

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.