TRANSMISSION HARD DOWN SHIFT.

  • Tiny
  • Snorkedtj
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler
  • 105,000 miles

My 03 jeep has a 4 Spd auto trans. Problem just started yesterday has a hard downshift from 3 to 2. But if I turn overdrive off it doesn't have this issue

Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 7:03 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,502 posts

Sounds like a valave body issue or accumulator proble. Take it to A trans shop and let them drive it and give you a bid. It does not sound serious but you wont know till someone feels it and checks it out.

Roy

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Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 7:49 PM
  • Tiny
  • Snorkedtj
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The valve body would it need to be cleaned or what could I do to save me some cash

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Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 9:42 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Hard to say until you have a guy drive it that does transmissions all day long.

Roy

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Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 11:59 PM
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  • scottybody
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What ended up being the solution to your trans downshift problem, I have the exact same problem now with my 2003 wrangler.
I'm hoping its a switch or solenoid pack

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 AT 6:25 AM

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