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Old 09-17-2013, 12:10 PM
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95 grand cherokee 4.0L shifting problem

I have a grand cherokee that seems to hesitate when shifting between 1st and 2nd gear. If I am accelerating under normal driving when it gets to around 15 of 20 mph when it is shifting it hesitates on the shift. I can watch the tach go up and down and feel it jerking. once it gets past this shift it drives fine. If I floor the throtle it seems to do alright. No check engine light or anything like that is showing. Anyone have any ideas what could be causing this?
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If the fluid is good, correct type (with MS7176 - ATF+3 min), and correct level, maybe the transmission bands need adjustment.

The ZJ transmission has two bands IIRC, and there is an adjustment procedure that can be accomplished when changing fluid/filter.

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