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Unread 08-28-2003, 08:46 PM   #1
Bob K
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Transmission problems

I haven't bought a Grand Cherokee yet. I'm still shopping and gathering information. I hear that they are very prone to transmission problems. I've been advised that a 4.0 I6 will have plenty of power for most uses and the transmisssion will last longer due to the lower torque output than the V8. I welcome any experience or advice people have to offer.

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Unread 08-28-2003, 10:35 PM   #2
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Not sure about which engine causes tranny failure first but all that I know is these vehicles are great! As with any Jeep, a bit of general maintenance now and then will make all of the difference. If you are really worried abot a tranny problem, get yourself an XJ with an AW4 and never worry again.
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Unread 08-29-2003, 08:32 AM   #3
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I have a 97 ZJ and havent had any tranny problems (knock on wood)

a few months back i had to add more tranny fluid cause i was low and shifting funky, but that was it. i wouldnt consider that a problem.
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