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Category: Transmissions
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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Transmission temp light comes and goes doesn't stay on,

Customer Question

transmission temp light comes and goes doesn't stay on
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: trans temp overheat
JA: What is the model/year of your transmissions?
Customer: jeep cherokee 2006
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It seems to be sensor, fluid doesn't seem hot and engine isn't running hot but outside airtemp is unusually high
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: :) just thinking outloud
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
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.

If you are not towing or driving aggressive which could indicate the need for a larger cooler. Then its more likely to just be a faulty temp sensor. If you have a diagnostic tool we could monitor the temp to see if it spiking up and down or if it is in fact gradually getting to high from a possible slippage concern.

This is my 1st answer, but does not have to be my only answer. You the website and myself expect you to have a great experience with my help. Please let me know if you are pleased by selecting a star rating above or by replying and saying your pleased. Not rating or rating 1-2 stars does not benefit you nor me in any way. Follow up and reply as often and when needed, there is no extra charge to do so.

Thanks Moose.

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