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Unread 08-05-2007, 03:21 PM   #1
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5-Speed vs. CVT

I'm thinking of purchasing a Patriot and am torn regarding which transmission to get. I drive mostly highway miles with some small hills along the way. On test drive, I noticed just a little bit of jerkiness in the automatic transmission. Could this spell early problems for the CVT? Any thoughts??


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Unread 08-05-2007, 03:31 PM   #2
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I'm thinking of purchasing a Patriot and am torn regarding which transmission to get. I drive mostly highway miles with some small hills along the way. On test drive, I noticed just a little big of jerkiness in the automatic transmission. Could this spell early problems for the CVT? Any thoughts??

I had some VERY minor jerkiness early on that is pretty much non existent now. I think some of us discussed that about a year ago. Maybe driving technique? I've had zero problems at 18K miles.

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