NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Lever And Linkage: Column Shift Problems

6.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,000 miles

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2003 Jeep Wrangler transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #1

May 192004

Wrangler

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The gear shifter mechanism has a cable that connects to the ignition. When this mechanism fails and locks up vehicle stalls immediately. When this occurs the shifter sticks in the gear. This destroys the ignition. Dealership replaced the cable twice, but the problem recurred.

- Millersville, MD, USA

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