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post #1 of 3 Old 10-09-2012, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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Transmission Temperature Warning Light

I keep getting this light on when I'm doing speeds over 60 and RPM above 2. I dont get this while driving in NYC but usually when I am in different areas where the roads have more hills and I have to accelerate more. I have to turn the car off and wait for about 15 minutes, then start to drive. Driving down to Pennsylvania I had to stop 4 times because of the warning light. I've taken this to Jeep and they dont really know why its happening. While driving down to South Carolina I was worried that I wouldn't be able to get back ok so I got it checked at a dealership there. They said I needed a software upgrade and it wouldn't happen again. After I came back I sent it to my local dealer and they dont know what is its. Well its still happening and I just dont know where to turn to anymore. I dont want to keep paying for diagnostics where they dont do anything about my issues. Help!!

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post #2 of 3 Old 10-09-2012, 09:07 PM
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They know they just don't want to deal with it. It needs a transmission fluid change. It's like $400 if you have to pay. If you are under warranty, they probably don't want to fix it.
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post #3 of 3 Old 10-10-2012, 05:09 AM
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It doesn't look to difficult to change or add the right kind of fluid yourself if you think it's the problem.

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i ordered the dipstick (CRY933) from amazon $45 including shipping. It is universal and comes with all the temp charts for the various models. Measured fluid loss, replaced, warmed up, scanned with laser temp gun, good to go.

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