when putting Jeep in drive (1999 6cyl-auto) slips on 1999 Jeep Wrangler

When I put the Jeep in drive, there is a hesitation then goes into gear. Hoping it is not the transmission slipping!!! Has 124k just did cat, muffler,brakes!! UGGG Thank you in advance

by in Jamaica Plain, MA on November 12, 2010
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ANSWER by on November 12, 2010
Have someone, a shop etc, check your shift selector switch. It may be getting worn or just need some adjustment. Also be sure to check the fluid level, when the Jeep is in Park and the engine is idling to make sure that the fluid level is not too low, as this can cause your symptom as well. When was the last time you had your Transmission serviced because a dirty fluid and/or a dirty filter can also cause this type of problem?
COMMENT by on November 12, 2010
Thank you, well I do not know the last time it was serviced... Is it something I could do??

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