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I have a 2006 Jeep grand Cherokee sometimes when

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I have a 2006 Jeep grand Cherokee sometimes when accelerating it takes a long time for it to go
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I have had The transmission flush and filter's changes in the tranny
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Could it be a sensor on the jeep
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
  • This is not an answer to your question, just an inquiry if your still needing/wanting help. Because I believe I can help.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Can you give me some advice on my jeep
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Are you saying you apply throttle and the rpms are slow to rise?

Does it act like its in the wrong gear?

Doe the engine have any running issues?

Any warning lights on?

Does this occur at all speeds?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It's has no running issue ! It just seems like it takes a moment to go when pushing on the gas every so warning lights only at take off
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

When you are taking off and this occurs does it act like it is in the wrong gear?

Will the rpms increase but speed does not?

How long does the hesitation last?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It act like its in neutral its take a minute then it goes . It doesn't happen all the time it's random
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Prior to past trans service was the trans oil dirty or did it have an odor?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It was dirty never been change before
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.


I believe your delay is being caused by a transmission issue. More likely from a weak piston seal on the under drive clutch causing the clutch plates to not remain compressed. The prior fluid indicates that it was contaminated with friction material worn off the clutch plates. There is not a fix in a bottle. Eventually an overhaul will be needed.

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Thanks Moose.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
What do you think the cost to fix it would be
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

If you went to a dealer had your transmission removed, overhauled, installed. Parts and labor 1400-2100$

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer.
  • I have not heard back from you, so I assume you were not pleased. We're you pleased with my help?
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Thanks Chris