New to the jeep world, having some problems. - 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 > Grand Cherokee General Discussion > New to the jeep world, having some problems.

Ring & Pinion's, Lockers, 4340 Axles, Install Kits, Ba~Artec JK 1 TON SWAP~Rockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits

Reply
Unread 08-28-2013, 09:02 PM   #1
kpilai
Registered User
1997 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: SeaTac, WA
Posts: 1
New to the jeep world, having some problems.

Alright so I just bought this 1997 jeep grand cherokee. When i hit the accelerator, the best way I can put it, is that it feels sluggish, like not enough of the engine power is going to the wheels. I also noticed the temperature steadily climbing as I drove today (hasn't overheated, not sure if that's an issue). However, check engine light is on, the dealership i got it from said the code had something to do with a transmission governor solenoid (or something of the sort, i'm not too sure) and said it wasn't a huge issue, however, I have the feeling that this solenoid problem may have something to do with the sluggish behavior. Any tips (in simplest language) would be most appreciated, thanks guys!!

kpilai is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-29-2013, 09:47 AM   #2
JeepNicholson
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Burbank, OH
Posts: 755
What is the actual code number?
JeepNicholson is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-29-2013, 07:32 PM   #3
dnuccio
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 3,484
what car did you drive before this jeep? the "sluggish" feeling might just be perceived if you drove something relatively quick before this. 4.0s are not speed demons, especially in a ZJ.
__________________
Reliability is relative
R.I.P. Ratmonkey
dnuccio is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

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






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.