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Unread 01-30-2014, 06:48 AM   #1
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Unhappy 00 wj 4.0 selectrac transmission problem please help!!!!

hey guys im new here i just bought a 2000 grand cherokee with only 82,000 miles. when i looked at truck and drove it everything was fine and shifted perfectly. the next day i got in it and when u go from either park or drive to rev or drive it dosent move untill the rpms go up every other gear shifts just fine no noises or clunks!! it seems to get a little better as the jeep warms up do i need to replace the tranny? or does someone have any clue what i can do please help thank you!!!

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Unread 01-30-2014, 07:00 AM   #2
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Hows the fluid level? That would be my first place to look.
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Unread 01-30-2014, 09:18 AM   #3
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yes that was the first thing i did the fluid level is perfect! it also seems to get a little better as the tranny warms up?
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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:42 AM   #4
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What color is the fluid and how does it smell. Have someone put the transmission in drive with their foot on the brake and then check the level on the dipstick.
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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:43 AM   #5
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The fluid looks like it was just replaced! It looks and smells fine! I will try that
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Unread 01-31-2014, 09:14 AM   #6
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Does it slip in all drive gears, 1,2 etc or just reverse and drive?
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Unread 02-01-2014, 08:37 AM   #7
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Just reverse and drive all other shifting and driving is fine!
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Unread 02-02-2014, 09:35 AM   #8
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The chart from the FSM indicates the front clutch is slipping for reverse and the overdrive clutch is slipping for drive.
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