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  1. 42RE trans hemorrhaging trans fluid!

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    I replaced the oil pan gasket on my 94 Jeep Grande Cherokee 4.0L, all wheel drive, 42RE trans. I started the Jeep to check for engine oil leaks and the trans started hemorrhaging trans fluid from between the trans pan and gasket, mostly on the driver's side. I shifted the trans into forward...
  2. 95 42re into 96 grand cherokee

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    hey guys Im having trouble with my 42re in my 96 zj and was hunting around and found a good deal on a 42re out of a 95 zj. What i was wondering was is there a huge difference between the two because the years? The engine is still on the trans and I have read you just need to pull the trans, tq...
  3. 1996 42RE transmission into a 1998 4.0 GC

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    Hi Guys, I'm posting this all the way from Australia Hopefully some American Jeep knowledge will get me back into mine again. I basically need to know if a 96/97 42re transmission will fit into my 98 4.0L Grand Cherokee. I've heard that different models ran different computers and TCMs so I'm...
  4. 1996 ZJ Grand Cherokee 42RE slipping solved

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    I have read all the posts about 42RE problems without finding one like mine, so I decided to post my findings. I did'nt have the "limp home" high gear start, and also had no codes. What I had was, one day the trans. was perfect...and the next morning when I woke up to go to work the engine...
  5. trans. cooler lines help

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    i have a slow trans. leak, mechanic says its the trans cooler lines, and its a $350 fix. is this an easy fix if i were to do it myself, and where are they located? i have the 4.0L and the 42RE transmission.
  6. Will a 1996 42RE work in a 2001? Both GC 4.0

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    Recently had transmission failure in my 2001. Was told that 1994-2004 42RE transmissions were the same -- Bought a used 1996 42RE and had installed. The jeep ran great the 1st time it was driven - shifted perfect. Pulled it back in the shop to re-check fluids and when it was time to take...
  7. Need to flush a 42re

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    The wifes 97 is doing the surge thing when you put it in gear. I don't like the looks of the fluid. I mail ordered a solenoid and sensor kit and installed them today. Installed a new filter and gasket. Had to clean aluminum off almost half the bolt threads to the tranny pan so I'll be on the...