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The Automatic Transmission is a standard feature on the Jeep Wrangler. It is found in the Jeep TJ. The Jeep TJ was a sport utility vehicle that first debuted in 1996. In 2002, the TJ was renamed to TJ Unlimited. It was made to accommodate a larger engine. In 2003, the TJ automatic transmission replaced the three-speed transmission. The TJ also received a few more updates. The fuel tank was replaced by a 4.0-liter, DOHC V-6 engine, and plastic molded mirrors. The hard top and soft top fit and fabric changed in 2001. The four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive was introduced in 2002.
The TJ was sold with a choice of two engines. The 2.5L inline 4-cylinder AMC 150 engine was available in 2002 and was only available for foreign export. It came standard with an automatic transmission. The Jeep TJ was available with either a manual or an automatic transmission. The TJ was a good choice for those who like to get out and explore the country. The 2.4-liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine was also available in 2002.
A faulty converter can be identified by a number of signs. The trans shifts in and out of OD and makes a banging noise when it shifts into OD. To test for a faulty converter, lightly touch the brake and the shift should happen. In the meantime, whining can indicate a leak that needs to be repaired. The Jeep TJ's manual transmission is also known for slipping gears.
When replacing a manual transmission, remember that automatic transmissions are operated by hydraulics, and there is no room for leaky seals. If the fluid level is too low, the car may experience gear shifting slippage. In order to avoid these problems, it's best to check the fluid level and replace it before the problem worsens. A leaky seal is a sign of a deteriorating condition.
The automatic transmission is one of the most common problems that Jeep TJs have. Regardless of its type, a malfunctioning automatic transmission can cause the gears to slip. It is crucial to have your vehicle checked by a mechanic if you notice a leak. If the fluid level is low, it's time to take action. If the problem has not been fixed, your next step should be repairing the valve.
The AMC straight-six engine was introduced in summer 2002. Its name is derived from the Rubicon Trail in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The Jeep Wrangler TJ was the first model to come with a six-speed automatic transmission. In the summer of 2003, the Wrangler TJ was the only model with a six-speed manual. It was still available in both models.