When the car jerked and loss acceleration, the engine came on and began to blink and ring. After the tune up the dealership said everything was good. The most general way for an automatic transmission is with the transmission in park engine running and warm, on level ground pull out the dipstck then wip it off and then put it back in and pull it out again and see where the fluid is on the … dipstick. The failure mileage was unknown, but the current mileage was 128,000. I a opened a case with Jeep and can never get them to call me back I am thoroughly disgusted with this vehicle and would never buy another Jeep as long as I live. We have been told that by several mechanics that this should not happen to a car this new with so few miles.
It says: Have the engine at operating temp, 15 miles of driving will do. I guess that wasn't true. Jeep has fixed the problem, but has not taken the responsibility to pay for the entire repair. Consult the ownerï¿½s manual for this information. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure.
Total loss of power to drive train. . Vehicle should be not running, Answer: A Honda-what? The 2007 Malibu has a sealed transmission, hence no dip stick. Fill as necessary, replace inspection plug and then turn engine off. I have not driven it on the highway now for weeks because I fear the transmission is going out again and am afraid of being hit in traffic. Pull the dipstick out and wipe it clean with a paper towel or a rag. Manual Transmission 2007 Jeep Compass 4X4 Manual Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10295219 Incident Date: November 23, 2009 Date Added to File: December 10, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Was dropping daughter off at the bus stop when first noticed that shifting into first gear was difficult.
Do not add the entire quart at once; add small amounts at a time until you get the correct reading on the dipstick. The contact stated that the struts, ball joints and wheel hubs had to be replaced on the vehicle three times. This vehicle which has other problems is considered to be unsafe. Check … with the engine running. There is a public danger because of sudden failure and engine revving to maximum rpm.
Complaint Number: 10282765 Incident Date: August 1, 2009 Date Added to File: September 3, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Throttle warning light caused engine to stop. We have been told that by several mechanics that this should not happen to a car this new with so few miles. To check the fluid level remove the upper bolt plug and stick your finger in the hole. Not sure what to do next! The dealer stated that the parts were designed to wear. Do this by wiping the dipstick with clean a white paper towel and examining the fluid on the paper. Next day was leaving home and the car would not shift after I stopped at a stop sign, and returned home after the car finally went into gear.
What does your owner's manual say? I took it to the dealership where I bought it and they said there was nothing wrong with it but that the tech's are unfamiliar with the new transmission in this vehicle. The lower is to drain the fluid and the upper is to fill. It just says the filter and fluid need to be replaced at 50K miles or if it is leaking then take it in for a check. An upper and a lower plug. The contact stated that the failure had recurred several times.
I let it sit for 30 minutes and it started again just like the other times. The system failure has resulted in a reduction of power to such extent that it is difficult to safely merge into a lane of traffic. If it still is not reading the correct level, add more fluid. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Answer Unfortunately, I don't have one of those. While driving 65 mph in sixth gear with overdrive activated, he was unable to downshift. While driving 40 mph up an incline, the vehicle began to vigorously jerk and the check engine warning indicator illuminated.
My Haynes manual says one way and my Chilton's manual says the other. Jeep has fixed the problem, but has not taken the responsibility to pay for the entire repair. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was stated that the vehicle was failing due to a safety feature due to excessive driving so the engine does not over heat. Another time at 33,000 miles, they found the transmission was failing so they replaced the transmission. Got off highway and car only would go 25 mph.
Chrysler would not complete the repairs until we agreed to share in the cost. Mechanic told us that the slave cylinder was leaking profusely. The time it was towed, the only thing they could find is the battery was low so they replaced it. Never fill it past the ï¿½Fullï¿½ mark. Some times the vehicle jerks so bad that my seat belt locks up. The other times after leaving it sit for approximately 30 minutes, it would restart. Mechanic told us that the slave cylinder was leaking profusely.