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Unread 04-24-2013, 05:14 PM   #1
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Truck help?? ):

I have a 1995 grand Cherokee. The motor and trans are stock. Recently it's started slipping. It only does it when at 0-15 mph for the first five minutes or so. Its also leaking trans fluid. Not much. Not enough to make me have to fill it between oil changes. I heard that putting it in reverse and slamming the gas might help. Just want to know if anyone had any ideas. I also heard that it could be a little plastic clip in the trans. Again, it's a 1995 jeep grand Cherokee with 202,xxx miles on it. It's had it's fair share of bumps and bruises. But I want to keep him running without going broke!! Thanks guys.

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Unread 04-24-2013, 06:27 PM   #2
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Here's the trick. Crawl under the Jeep and remove the oil pan on the transmission. Empty out the oil, clean the magnet and the rest of the pan, install a new filter and gasket and reinstall the pan. Fill it to the proper level, it will take 3 or 4 quarts if I recall, and then drive it. Use the oil recommended in your owners manual.

This should help out significantly, but with over 200k on the clock, you are living on borrowed time.
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