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Old 07-25-2010, 12:41 AM
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You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

So I had to pass someone on my way to work this afternoon and I had to run my car to its red line because I had a very short pass zone and, well.... you know, I have the 3.7L

When the trans kicked down to 2nd, you can feel a shutter and when the trans shifted to 3rd from red lining it, I felt the same shutter. I felt it again on my way home tonight but it wasn't that bad because I wasn't driving it hard. I don't drive the Jeep hard at all (I feel bad making that little engine work hard ) and this was one of the rare times that I pushed it up to red line. If the problem still goes on by the time I get my oil changed, I'll let the dealership take a look at it. I wonder if the car was like this when I pulled it off the lot .


Am I mad? Nope, I was kind of expecting something like this to happen sooner or later but i'm just seeing if anyone else have this problem and if they ever fixed it.
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

which tranny does it have?
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

4 speed auto, I don't know it by name. BRB, I'll find out
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

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I have the 42RLE.
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

Also, I didnt know that the V6 LX platforms also use this transmission
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

My 2010 3.7 does the same thing when it push it. I can feel/hear it all in the dashboard area... I thought it was just me. But I think I test drove a completely different 3.7 that did the same thing... Guess I should get it looked at too!
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

Maybe its the V6 saying, "no more" LOL
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

Spark plugs worn or old?
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

Lol, it's a 2010 Jeep! Should of got a Grand Cherokee. Nice Job Marcus !
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Re: You know you own a Jeep when you have a early drive train problem LOL

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Spark plugs worn or old?
I hope not. It only has 2400 miles



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Lol, it's a 2010 Jeep! Should of got a Grand Cherokee. Nice Job Marcus !
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