Vehicle has been taken to several dealerships and I notified Chrysler. This is the first ever of such type of problem for me. My wife also drives this vehicle and had to see a doctor for a hyper extended finger when the shifter kicked back and caught her un aware. Can lead to vehicle rolling away when parked in gear as well as rolling bacj when starting on hills. E brake shoes consequently damaged from leaks. Checked with 7 other dealerships and no one has seen this same problem in their shops. When she did this, the Jeep started rolling down the driveway dragging her along.
Nothing has been done as of yet for this problem. It has already put me in an unsettling situation, occurring while attempting to cross oncoming traffic. When the consumer arrived, he was informed a repair kit would need to be ordered. After reading the stories, I think we will be in a pickle like the rest of you. Were you having a problem? It also leaves you dead in the water so to speak, with traffic coming at you. My independant mechanic not a Jeep dealer noted that the hydraulic cylinder at the clutch plate had a leak.
Vehicle was almost t-ed at intersection taking left across several lanes. If so, what was the problem? A couple months ago I had a dealer flush the transmission fluid. If you are dealing a Jeep Wrangler clutch issue, make sure you repeatedly go to a Jeep-authorized dealer to have the matter addressed. After further inquiries no parts have been produced nor repair has been completed and the problem still exists. I have not been off-road and have driven vehicles with manual transmissions since I was 17 years old. Marsh is a self-published author, article writer, screenwriter, and inventor. We are the only operators of the vehicles.
This is a very dangerous problem and at a busy intersection could be a potential deadly accident. Loose shifter knobs or small leaks in the transmission fluid reservoir can be repaired by a technician in less than an hour and may only cost the price for an hour of labor. I called the dealership and they told me the clutch warranty is only 12,000 miles. I bought the extended warranty. Had to replace the bearing-axle shaft, the seal for the axle drive shaft and the ring for the axle shaft.
The electronic stability control adds a bit of extra cornering capacity, presumably preventing some rollovers. The Jeep owners who have reported transmission issues to Consumer Affairs note that most Jeep transmission problems result in a loud noise during driving or shifting. This is a serious safety issue and can result in being rear ended by and unsuspecting driver or being stranded in a lane crossing traffic without the vehicle in gear. Anybody else have transmission problems? I was in the snow bank for less than 30 seconds and the only thing I did was change gears from reverse to forward. Display continued to show vehicle in reverse regardless of shifting to different gears. By the way, I have a 2002 jeep wrangler tj with the 4.
Meanwhile I was driving an unsafe vehicle for an entire year. Clutch is bad… been driving manuals for 17 years and never had a clutch go bad. Storage includes small map pockets in both front doors, the glove compartment, a big, deep center console, primitive cupholders in front and rear, and a compartment underneath the cargo area. Jeep Tranny's and Clutches are probably one of the worst of their kind, sad but true, still love Jeeps, but they really need to listen to owners and retool some of the crappy parts they put out. Complaint Number: 10376245 Incident Date: January 11, 2011 Date Added to File: January 11, 2011 Description of the Complaint: My vehicle pops out of first gear intermittently.
As I attempted to make the turn from a stopped position, upon moderate acceleration, the transmission popped out of first gear and left me stalled in neutral in front of oncoming traffic. The manufacturer was contacted but provided no assistance. One such recall took place in late-2009 and involved more than 160,000 vehicles that had been sold without a transmission temperature warning system. When the clutch is not depressed it squeals so loud I can hear it driving down the road. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700.
It just a matter of time before someone else gets hurt. Not able to shift at all. Other storage is kept between the seats, in a fairly sizeable console that can easily swallow up a 35mm camera with a long lens; and small map compartments in the front doors. The door lock switch is a poor design — black color in a sea of black plastic, not lit at night, and protected on each side by a same-color barrier; the locks are also relatively hard to use and non-intuitive, leaving one to wish for the old-fashioned plungers to match the old-fashioned exterior handles, or, at least, locks that aren't surrounded by plastic and look different when they're locked vs unlocked. A couple months ago I had a dealer flush the transmission fluid. Gear ratios: 1st — 4.
It was covered under warranty, but they told him they would not cover any more due to they say it was caused by driver error. The consumer stated the shift lever popped back with force and speed. What has to be done for a class action lawsuit to be filed. While this is little more than an inconvenience and warning sign, some other transmission problems create dangerous conditions. My Jeep Wrangler is three years old and has had work done on the gear box-the vehicle would kick out of gear while I was driving. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The dealer will have it next week.