Tranny wap gone kamikaze - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 03-31-2010, 08:38 AM Thread Starter
NoGo_Laredo
Registered User
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Springfield
Posts: 2
Tranny wap gone kamikaze

Just swapped the transmission not two weeks ago, and when it was swapped, it had an issue with staying in gear, you couldnt drive it a minute without it losing gear entirely. It had to be turned off, put in park, wait a minute, and start it again to ride for another minute. Tranny place says "the tranny is good, they only sell good working trannys, it must be an electrical problem"

There was a speed sensor replaced, but apparently theres more that were too expensive to purchase. Could a speed sensor be an issue? Also, the cruise control no longer works.

This is all I know about the issue, hopefully I can get some feedback on it, anything helps!

NoGo_Laredo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 03-31-2010, 08:47 AM
ezflip
Moderator
 
ezflip's Avatar
2002 WJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Michigan
Posts: 5,904
Garage
The cruise control has nothing to do with tranny, so im guessing thats a separate issue.

Check the fluid level of the tranny. Get tranny up to temp, park on a level surface, shift through all gears then leave it in Neutral, then check the fluid level.

If you had a tranny place install it, and it was their tranny, they are obligated to fix it till works. I cant really think of anything electrical that would make it do that, so Im thinking your tranny shop is full of ****. Since you have 42re with your 4.0, there is no transmission control module to cause anything like that.

~James

2002 Overland - 4.7 HO, "Select-Drive", 4" RC long arms, TAG front winch bumper, 32" BFG KM's, 3" exhaust, Magnaflow hi-flow cat, Flowmaster 50 series


Build Thread
ezflip is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 03-31-2010, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
NoGo_Laredo
Registered User
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Springfield
Posts: 2
Thats useful, IDK if they thought of the fluids or not. It wasnt installed by the place, they sold the tranny for $500 in RI and her boyfriend installed it in their driveway. Just curious, what could have gone wrong during the install if they werent careful that could cause these issues? I dont really know his mechanical skills, so might as well speculate on that too.
NoGo_Laredo is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 03-31-2010, 09:33 AM
ezflip
Moderator
 
ezflip's Avatar
2002 WJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Michigan
Posts: 5,904
Garage
First thing I would check is the shifter cable. Make sure its not binding up along the way and make sure it is adjusted correctly. It could just be that it is not fully engaging into gear. Try shifting it into 1st and see if it slips out then.

~James

2002 Overland - 4.7 HO, "Select-Drive", 4" RC long arms, TAG front winch bumper, 32" BFG KM's, 3" exhaust, Magnaflow hi-flow cat, Flowmaster 50 series


Build Thread
ezflip is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 03-31-2010, 03:59 PM
ratmonkey
R.I.P.
 
ratmonkey's Avatar
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,793
don't drive it any more till you remove the cooler line check ball and flush the cooler. replace with all new fluid as well.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

ratmonkey is offline  
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.



Email Address:
OR

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.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
need to know what tranny i have RKOTAREK ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 3 11-15-2009 03:22 AM
95ZJ tranny mount with a 96ZJ tranny? Vanisle4x4 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 0 07-12-2008 02:46 PM
Tranny robbaseny ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 1 10-30-2006 10:11 PM
2wd vs 4wd tranny anticrombie ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 23 02-12-2006 07:20 AM
242 Swap Done, Bad Tranny, Please read!!! a few Tranny ?'s TGMInd ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 2 04-29-2004 07:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome