This is why I'm expressing my problem to you in hope that a solution can be found. While driving car will fail to change gears. If adapter is fine, then your car has a weak battery and you need to change it. If you can see any circles on the solderings then resolder them. From 5th gear to 4th. I have almost been in 3 accidents due to this problem. Currently 130,000 miles on the odometer.
We contacted jeep and they said sorry it is out of warranty. The vehicle has not been repaired at this time. The only way to avoid major repairs after the P0871 code is to get the vehicle serviced right away. You can study the list provided below. The fan relay also failed which caused the vehicle to overheat and the internal transmission sensors failed. This same difficulty has now happened on at least 6 different occasions and dealer reports no mechanical issue evident to cause auto to move on its own in reverse.
When the vehicle was stopped, it would idle very low and eventually cut off. They will also check the transmission for visible fluid leaks. Then start removing the bolts on the sides of the pan working your way to the back. The spike in rpm will lead to property damage since the transmission will blow soon. They check it out and tell me it is the electronics in the shifter that is bad.
It has gone on for ever and will continue. Remove the bolts and screws. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. If the limp mode is caused by bad battery then you can upgrade the Transmission Control Module software at your dealer. This weekend I'm going car searching to get rid of this thing. The vehicle was not repaired.
Also check if the cables are fine - with time the isolation can crack and cables can go to short circuit. Your Jeep Grand Cherokee's transmission can go into limp mode if you are using a weak battery. Called customer service jeep they said they couldn't help with the cost of repair. The current mileage was 36,690, and failure mileage was 35,800. Either way, the problem should be diagnosed as soon as the P0871 code appears. After leaving the shop, I drove the commander for about 1000 miles with no problem, at one point the highs for the day were 111 degrees, and I drove it through the hills, with no problems. Unplug the wire from the Governor Solenoid and from the Governor sensor by prying lightly on the little plastic clip on the top of the connector while pulling out.
I've seen people install them on their jeeps, mostly mail couriers. The tranny shop owner says the code is coming on at 240 degrees, and I take it he gets this from what the specs say that warning would come on if in fact the tranny was over heating. Accompanying this may also be smoke from the transmission area, though this only occurs if there is actively leaking fluid in the area. Took vehicle to dealer, who stated there was nothing wrong. No gear position lights on shifter and no fault codes.
I ask what is wrong and the service advisor takes me to the mechanic. A few days after its purchase I noticed a little jump when I accelerated, then I carried the car to tamiami chrysler service on april 2, 2007. So I take it to the dealer. This plate is located inside the gearbox, but replacing it is not difficult. Took it back, again nothing wrong? It's seriously hot in there, perhaps this also why people get this message in the summer only, I think that's what I read somewhere.
The technician will also check for loose, damaged, or corroded wiring around the transmission sensor circuitry. The only way to find out is to have the problem diagnosed by a qualified technician. I put in 4 quarts of oil, started it up with the parking brake on and moved the gear selector through all gears to get the oil movin. Complaint Number: 10297997 Incident Date: December 18, 2009 Date Added to File: January 4, 2010 Description of the Complaint: At a stop sign, short of the cross walk, with foot on brake pedal car in drive waiting for traffic to clear so I can turn right on to the primary street. Seconds, leading to dangerous situations when changing lanes, entering a highway, or speeding away from critical situations. You can not read gearbox faults with Autocom. .
The certified technician will view the trouble codes in real time and see exactly when the P0871 code was stored. While driving at a speed of 40 mph, the vehicle seemed as if it would shift gears on its owns. This is an intermittent problem that has been going on for a few months. When I call to let the mechanic know I am having the problem again, I am then told that neither they nor the dealership know what the problem is and to bring it back in. The contact noticed the problem eight times. Then the code will be reset and the vehicle will be taken for a test drive.