Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 > WK2 SRT General Discussion > Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 04-08-2014, 12:20 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 503
Pittsburgh is on a distinguished road
Garage
Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

I posted a reply to this in a different thread, but thought it makes sense to start a new one. After having issues with downshifting that produced a hard shudder/jerk 100% of the time, they have determined the issue is internal. The transmission fluid had metal chips in it.

So they are shipping a "new" transmission from Detroit to Florida. I'm at a loss for how a car with 5K miles on it develops this type of problem.

Has anyone else experienced this type of issue with my model? If so, you need a new transmission.

Any additional thoughts/advice on this would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Attached Images
File Type: jpg photo.jpg (502.5 KB, 27 views)
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-08-2014, 02:31 PM
lillyjas's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Lansing, MI
Posts: 214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 23 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 855
lillyjas has a reputation beyond reputelillyjas has a reputation beyond reputelillyjas has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

Interesting. I have almost 13K on my 2014 (purchase April 30, build date of March '13). The other day I noticed on slow/coasting to a stop the downshifts seems 'hard'. I let it go... thought maybe the roads, the winter tires, or it was just cold.

Noticed it again on the way to work (city driving) - then drove from Lansing to DTW airport and hit stop and go traffic and no issue. Ran like a champ, never noticed anything... but it was warmer and after some 'spirited' free way driving...

Another forum member or 2 has mentioned hard downshifts... considering it is the same 8 speed (I THINK) in all WK2 - maybe it is just luck of the draw

__________________

__________________
"Dark Shadow"- 2014 Jeep GC SRT

BT Catch Can, InJen CAI, Tint all around, debadged, Tinted tail lights, Vinyl Wrapped Window Trim, Eibach ProKit, Black Powdercoated Borla ATAK, 87mm TB, CFR front splitter, Cross Drilled Brembo Sport Brakes w/Hawk Pads

Pure Michigan
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 49,498
Thanks: 885
Thanked 1,097 Times in 752 Posts
Rep Power: 7718448
Scottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

with ANY man made product theres gonna be failures. Man is not perfect...therefore what he builds is not perfect. You are the first Ive heard to have a tranny replaced. This ZF tranny is built in Germany and used on many vehicles. My wifes audi a7 has the same tranny for instance. the RRS supercharged is another. I would guess they build tens of thousands of these per year for all manufacturers. You will be good as new soon.
__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED\BlackOps CFR Edition" 1 of 1
2013 JKU Wrangler 10A-stormtrooper'ed, JW Speaker and more!
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-08-2014, 03:24 PM
lillyjas's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Lansing, MI
Posts: 214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 23 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 855
lillyjas has a reputation beyond reputelillyjas has a reputation beyond reputelillyjas has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Agreed. Nothing is perfect. At least it is covered. All part of ownership
__________________
"Dark Shadow"- 2014 Jeep GC SRT

BT Catch Can, InJen CAI, Tint all around, debadged, Tinted tail lights, Vinyl Wrapped Window Trim, Eibach ProKit, Black Powdercoated Borla ATAK, 87mm TB, CFR front splitter, Cross Drilled Brembo Sport Brakes w/Hawk Pads

Pure Michigan
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2014 WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Strongbadia
Posts: 205
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
Rep Power: 580
Hayseed_wk2 has a reputation beyond reputeHayseed_wk2 has a reputation beyond reputeHayseed_wk2 has a reputation beyond reputeHayseed_wk2 has a reputation beyond reputeHayseed_wk2 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
Man is not perfect...

You been talking with my wife??
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-08-2014, 03:41 PM
shad0whawk's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Parker, Colorado
Posts: 20
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 594
shad0whawk is on a distinguished road
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

So I don't have a SRT yet but I'm on the verge of getting one. I currently have a 2014 Summit (March 2013 build date) and did have the transmission replaced with less than 1000 miles due to a noticeable "bump" around 10 mph. This obviously seems like a different issue but the end results appears to be the same.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-08-2014, 11:57 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 247
climbbike is on a distinguished road
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

I haven't been happy with how mine downshifts from the first week I've had it. The worst one is 6th down to 5th. It clunks very noticeably well over half the time to the point where people ask me what's wrong with my new car. 5th to 4th does it too but not as bad.

I'm taking it in on Saturday to have them look at it. We'll see what they say.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-13-2014, 05:47 AM
august77's Avatar
SRT@Brunei
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 197
Thanks: 25
Thanked 17 Times in 14 Posts
Rep Power: 731
august77 is on a distinguished road
Send a message via MSN to august77 Send a message via Yahoo to august77
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

I had the same problem as yours.. But, it was solved thru resetting the car by removing the negative terminal on the batter for about 1 minute.

After the reset, the upshift and downshift is now smooth and you can even hear the rev-match which was missing when I got the car.
__________________
2014 (Deep Cherry Red) Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Mods: tchrist30 Domed Decals, BT Catch Can, Injen CAI, Black Ops CF Front Splitter..

Facebook- Augustus77,
Instagram- augustus_wong
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-21-2014, 01:44 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 106
FriscoSRT is on a distinguished road
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

I am having the same issue in my 2014 SRT. Only have 400 miles on it. I took it in and the dealer did a ride along and agreed there is something wrong. After a few days they said they need to replace the body valve control. No idea whats going on...
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-21-2014, 03:00 AM
Pure Animal Instinct
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Western Australia
Posts: 210
Thanks: 53
Thanked 27 Times in 24 Posts
Rep Power: 330
392ci Animal is on a distinguished road
Re: Chrysler Replacing Transmission :: 2014 Jeep SRT

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pittsburgh View Post
I posted a reply to this in a different thread, but thought it makes sense to start a new one. After having issues with downshifting that produced a hard shudder/jerk 100% of the time, they have determined the issue is internal. The transmission fluid had metal chips in it.

So they are shipping a "new" transmission from Detroit to Florida. I'm at a loss for how a car with 5K miles on it develops this type of problem.

Has anyone else experienced this type of issue with my model? If so, you need a new transmission.

Any additional thoughts/advice on this would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Here's to hoping everything is sorted quick and you get to enjoy your ride brother
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
2014, SRT, jeep, 2014 jeep srt, jeep srt

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Key fob replacing the jeep logo with srt? mlarco52 Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 134 02-05-2014 12:59 AM
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Reveal Presentation - Paul Eccles @ Performance Chrysler mangoe Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 4 04-30-2013 12:35 AM
Replacing my Transmission fluid soon Amelie Troubleshooting/Problems 5 10-19-2011 10:29 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by Chrysler Group LLC.