Q: My jeep wont go over 35mph. 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

asked by on January 10, 2017

I have replaced sensors still not going over 35 do I need to get a new transmission or is it fixable. I have been told it could be a solenoid or torque converter but their not mechanics either

My car has 166576 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - if this loss of performance was rather sudden (i.e. overnight or within a week or so), a failed throttle position sensor or fuel pump could be the problem. If this happened gradually, over months lets say - this could be a clogged catalytic converter. Check for problem codes first, even if the Check Engine light is not illuminated. I would recommend a loss of performance inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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