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Unread 06-09-2013, 02:36 PM   #1
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Tranny issue

So the other night I had a ignition draw off fuse blow causing my jeep to basically shut down. Today it felt like my tranny was slipping. Once I hit 50 it would jerk alot like it was doing the Harlem shake down the road and my gauges started flipping out. Does anyone have any kind of advice for me?

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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:14 PM   #2
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like it was doing the Harlem shake down the road


I would disconnect the battery for an hour and see if the reset resolves the problem.

Then check all the fuses/relays in the PDC under the hood.

What fuse blew causing the shut down? The ASD?
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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Sounds PCM related since your gauges were all over the place. Have you checked your PCM connections. Also check for a short (02 Sensor) is the most common. That will take out the fuse as well. G/L. (Harlem Shake)
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:25 PM   #4
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I would disconnect the battery for an hour and see if the reset resolves the problem.

Then check all the fuses/relays in the PDC under the hood.

What fuse blew causing the shut down? The ASD?
No that's what I thought it was but it's just a 20 amp fuse for the ignition draw off
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:26 PM   #5
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Sounds PCM related since your gauges were all over the place. Have you checked your PCM connections. Also check for a short (02 Sensor) is the most common. That will take out the fuse as well. G/L. (Harlem Shake)
Yeah my check engine light is for a o2 sensor so I'm going change that out
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:27 PM   #6
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The o2 sensor was hanging down beside the drive shaft so I moved it up out of the way and I've been driving it around and not a single problem yet
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:30 PM   #7
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CPS could cause weird gauges too.

Check the wiring on both oxygen sensors, front and rear. The rear one can get wrapped around the drive shaft and the front one can get burned on the exhaust.

If one of the sensors blew a fuse, it likely fried the PCM. Let's hope it wasn't this.
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:35 PM   #8
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CPS could cause weird gauges too.

Check the wiring on both oxygen sensors, front and rear. The rear one can get wrapped around the drive shaft and the front one can get burned on the exhaust.

If one of the sensors blew a fuse, it likely fried the PCM. Let's hope it wasn't this.
Yeah I hope not :/
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:35 PM   #9
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How can I tell if the PCM is fried?
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:50 PM   #10
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How can I tell if the PCM is fried?
Well you said the sensor fixed your problem this far.

If your PCM was fried it probably wouldn't run/would run like crap.
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Unread 06-09-2013, 05:54 PM   #11
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Well you said the sensor fixed your problem this far.

If your PCM was fried it probably wouldn't run/would run like crap.
That's what I figured and it's been doin great knock on wood so I dodged that bullet... Hopefully
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