Jeep Grand Cherokee Problem Report

Jeep Grand Cherokee Replace Transmission Cooler Return Filter if it Has "AB" Suffix

(23 reports)

If the transmission delays initial gear engagement after being parked overnight or longer, it may be due to a suspect transmission cooler return filter. If the transmission was recently serviced and the part number for the cooler return filter contains an "AB" suffix at the end, a new filter should be installed.

2005 jeep GC Limited 4 WD. Trans slippage after sitting, then ok after a mile. Has been doing since almost new. Changed trans filter and oil at 30k and 60 k. Still does it.... -
On cold start when the transmission goes closed loop (this is a few minutes into driving) the transmission will stall the engine when coming to a stop. At that time there is also delayed engagement, the stall is due to delayed disengagement. After changing the transmission filters (after I read this link) the stalls no longer occur and engagement is normal. Thanks! This advice was right on... -
clogged and fried trans -
same as already stated delay in engagement -
Delayed shifting after being parked overnight -
transmission delay if car sits over night -
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