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2006 Jeep Commander Question: Transmission Over Temp

 

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Visitor, 4.7L V8, Roanoke, VA, April 20, 2010, 10:46

Light comes on and dealer said there was a glitch in computer and felt it was okay to drive car around since it only comes on every now and then. Do you have any ideas as to the cause and is this a common problem with this year Jeep?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, April 20, 2010, 11:31
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    If you can post the code that is being stored n the computer we can give you a better answer. Without it it's too hard to give advice.

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    Visitor, July 21, 2010, 07:17

    I had this happen as well. The dealer was reluctant at first to do anything because they could not diagnose the reason with 100% certainty and if they get it wrong the dealer pays, not the manufacturer. So we went in and out of the shop for a good two months, at which point I flatly demanded that a new computer be installed. We have not had this problem occur since the new computer was installed.

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    yeabuddy89, December 17, 2012, 22:55
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    I had the same problem with my 06 with 65k miles. The light would come on intermittenly and would turn off automatically or after a restart. Took it to the dealer 2 times where it remained the first time for a few days and the second time for 4 weeks. They could not get it to replicate this and told me everything appeared to be operating normally and gave me the runaround that it may be the solenoid pack(replaced less than 1 year prior at the same dealership)or the computer or some bypass valve. I called jeep corporate to inform them of the issue with the dealership and vehicle and they were of no help. so I pulled it out of service. Overall, I was very dissatisfied with the dealer for not even offering a refund for the diagnostic fee which they could not dianose and for jeep corporate with there lack of assitance. Really makes me hesitant to own another jeep product as i have been a loyal owner since driving nothing but jeeps for 11 years. Thanks jeep. your awesome and really know to keep your customers coming back. Not!

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    Roxie2, July 23, 2014, 08:26
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    I own a 2006 Jeep Commander with about 65,000 miles. Yesterday, for a brief second, it showed "transmission over temperature". Will bring it to the dealership tomorrow and
    hopefully it's nothing major.

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    Visitor, December 16, 2010, 09:44

    Mine was the transmission sensor it cost over $600 and continued happening for months and lasting longer each time.

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    June 01, 2013, 13:17
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    We had this problem too. The first time it happened I replaced the battery.It didn't happen for about 45 days. The second time it happened we noticed a red circle security light on the instrument panel along with a Transmission over temp,so we looked at our manual and it said its security system is set. I then got the other set of keys and it started without any problems. I suggest try using your key to lock/unlock your doors if the key won't work that mite be your issue. We have a 2007 Jeep Commander.I hope this helps.

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