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post #1 of 9 Old 04-26-2012, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
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Park problems

I have a 97 with the auto tranny and have intermittent problems with it not wanting to shift out of park. It doesn't always seem to engage to park paw and after rolling it backwards or forwards til it clicks, it then will shift out just fine. Is there another adjustment inside the tranny to fix this without tearing it all apart?

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post #2 of 9 Old 04-28-2012, 10:09 AM Thread Starter
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Nothing?
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post #3 of 9 Old 04-30-2012, 06:51 AM
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From Joe Peters and well stated. Sounds harsh but just makes sense:

“Let’s play a game.

You pretend that you are the only one that knows what year/engine, etc that you are asking about.

We will all pretend you never asked a question until you provide at least the bare minimum of information about your vehicle”.
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post #4 of 9 Old 04-30-2012, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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It's a 1997 Jeep Wrangler "TJ" with the 4.0 liter and the automatic tranny.
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post #5 of 9 Old 05-01-2012, 01:13 AM
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There isnt an adjustment in the trans but something could be loose or bent in there. Have you tried adjusting the shift cable yet? If the shift cable is not adjusted properly it could cause a problem going in/out of park and I would also suspect a possible problem with starting in park too.
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post #6 of 9 Old 05-01-2012, 03:58 AM Thread Starter
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I've adjusted the cable a couple of times thinking that maybe I wasn't getting it right. I haven't yet had any problems starting or getting the key out when in park. I'm also thinking about changing the cable because the guy before me had the tranny rebuilt and I'm wondering if the cable got stretched.
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I am suspicious on the rebuild though, because the fluid was quite dirty when I got it and the cooler lines where leaking from shoddy repair work.
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post #8 of 9 Old 05-03-2012, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by cruiser54
From Joe Peters and well stated. Sounds harsh but just makes sense:

“Let’s play a game.

You pretend that you are the only one that knows what year/engine, etc that you are asking about.

We will all pretend you never asked a question until you provide at least the bare minimum of information about your vehicle”.
Well I did what you asked, still nothing?
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post #9 of 9 Old 05-03-2012, 01:47 PM
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Well I did what you asked, still nothing?
My area of expertise does not cover your era of vehicle. As to why others have not responded, I cannot answer.
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