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Unread 01-01-2012, 10:30 PM   #1
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so my wrangler has lost 5th gear. was thinking about putting an auto in.. has any one done this conversion? or am i better off just putting another standard in..

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Unread 01-01-2012, 10:45 PM   #2
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The quickest, easiest, cheapest thing to do is put in a used 6 speed.

Do you know what's wrong with 5th gear?
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Unread 01-01-2012, 10:54 PM   #3
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i have no clue... would grind a little bit when shifting into it but would always work. now the stick goes in the slot but there is no gear.. no grinding or any thing...
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Unread 01-01-2012, 10:57 PM   #4
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i have no clue... would grind a little bit when shifting into it but would always work. now the stick goes in the slot but there is no gear.. no grinding or any thing...
You don't have the lifetime powertrain warranty?

If not, I would take it to a transmission shop and see if it may be an easy fix.
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Unread 01-01-2012, 11:00 PM   #5
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i bought it used and from what jeep told me... the life time powertrain is only good to the original owner
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Unread 01-01-2012, 11:09 PM   #6
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i bought it used and from what jeep told me... the life time powertrain is only good to the original owner
Correct. Original owner only.
I didn't know if you were the original owner or not.
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Unread 01-01-2012, 11:20 PM   #7
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thats a bummer... new i should have bought a new one..
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