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03-15-2013 11:42 AM
Lando25
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Originally Posted by Full Spool View Post
The word drive usually means automatic transmission.
Sooooo. if it's an automatic transmission, does it want to take off when you let off the brake? Or does it just want to crawl forward?
Sounds like a torque converter issue.
At least with mine, when I let of the brake it moves at a decent pace. I wouldn't say it takes off.
03-15-2013 09:13 AM
BigCrave Post a video of it so we can all see whats going on with it
03-14-2013 09:46 PM
Full Spool
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Originally Posted by CountryBoyJeep View Post
Dumb-man's english please?
The control arms keep the axle from twisting when torque is applied, so the only place for the energy to be released is through the springs.

Spring strength is a science, and several suspension manufactures have different strength springs you can choose from.

A lot of people try to adjust it through shocks. Because springs are an expensive way to experiment.
03-14-2013 09:41 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by Full Spool View Post
If the springs are taller, yet have the same tensile strength as the replaced shorter springs; there is a softer ride from the added material in the springs. With the end component of the drive train being the wheels, the motor is attempting to rotate the axles because the brakes are keeping the wheels from turning. Axle wrap is attempting to cause the spring to compress or stretch because in effect the longer spring is less able to keep the axle in a constant position.
Dumb-man's english please?
03-14-2013 09:34 PM
Full Spool
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Originally Posted by CountryBoyJeep View Post
Exact same as mine, and definitely worse with a lift
If the springs are taller, yet have the same tensile strength as the replaced shorter springs; there is a softer ride from the added material in the springs. With the end component of the drive train being the wheels, the motor is attempting to rotate the axles because the brakes are keeping the wheels from turning. Axle wrap is attempting to cause the spring to compress or stretch because in effect the longer spring is less able to keep the axle in a constant position.
03-14-2013 09:34 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by Full Spool View Post
The word drive usually means automatic transmission.
Sooooo. if it's an automatic transmission, does it want to take off when you let off the brake? Or does it just want to crawl forward?
Sounds like a torque converter issue.
It probably is an automatic thing. Mines automatic
03-14-2013 09:22 PM
Full Spool
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Originally Posted by cbush1885 View Post
mine does this as well, i assume its normal, mine got worse after i lifted it, when i put it in drive it squats down, when i put it in drive it lifts up
The word drive usually means automatic transmission.
Sooooo. if it's an automatic transmission, does it want to take off when you let off the brake? Or does it just want to crawl forward?
Sounds like a torque converter issue.
03-14-2013 09:15 PM
Tsexton223 Just in case it matters...'05 sport 4.0L auto. Nothing more than a 2" lift and 31's.
03-14-2013 09:11 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by Tsexton223 View Post
I think I have the same issue. I started a thread recently about this. Mine usually revs up when I reverse. It is aggravating because I'm worried that when my wife drives my jeep, she may accidentally back into someone. I have pretty much gotten used to it but it is still a hassle.
That really could be a problem. Can this thread attract some more attention so we can answer this?
03-14-2013 09:07 PM
Tsexton223 I think I have the same issue. I started a thread recently about this. Mine usually revs up when I reverse. It is aggravating because I'm worried that when my wife drives my jeep, she may accidentally back into someone. I have pretty much gotten used to it but it is still a hassle. It seems like a sensor issue with mine rather than a suspension problem. Just figured since y'all were talking about "up and down" that you were talking about rpm's.
03-14-2013 09:06 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by jp2611 View Post
I am totally lost will just follow...I am no help as in my mind it cant do both go down and go up...so either I don't understand what you are saying, (entirely possible) or I can't be smart enough to get my head around what you are saying....so not gonna be any help...but wanna learn
Nothing wrong with learning haha

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Originally Posted by WVU Mountainman View Post
It sure is. The first few times was really strange as I was not expecting it. I'm used to it now. I get in my other vehicles and expect the same thing. Doesn't happen though
I'm used to it to and whenever a girl rides with me I tell her I fixed my jeep up to do that haha, I wanna know how to fix it still though lol
03-14-2013 09:02 PM
WVU Mountainman
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Originally Posted by CountryBoyJeep View Post

It acts like one of those special suspensions on ghetto cars that bumps up and down. The Jeep literally either drops down or lifts up.

It's crazy isnt it?
It sure is. The first few times was really strange as I was not expecting it. I'm used to it now. I get in my other vehicles and expect the same thing. Doesn't happen though
03-14-2013 08:58 PM
jp2611 I am totally lost will just follow...I am no help as in my mind it cant do both go down and go up...so either I don't understand what you are saying, (entirely possible) or I can't be smart enough to get my head around what you are saying....so not gonna be any help...but wanna learn
03-14-2013 08:54 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by jp2611 View Post
please explain post #5
"when i put it in drive it squats down, when i put it in drive it lifts up"

How does that work?
It acts like one of those special suspensions on ghetto cars that bumps up and down. The Jeep literally either drops down or lifts up.

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Originally Posted by WVU Mountainman View Post
Mine does the same thing. Definitely more noticeable after my lift.
It's crazy isnt it?
03-14-2013 08:51 PM
WVU Mountainman Mine does the same thing. Definitely more noticeable after my lift.
03-14-2013 08:49 PM
jp2611 please explain post #5
"when i put it in drive it squats down, when i put it in drive it lifts up"

How does that work?
03-14-2013 08:46 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by jp2611 View Post
now I am twice as confused as when I read post #5
It's a very confusing matter lol, that's why I need help to solve it and felt the need to post it
03-14-2013 08:25 PM
jp2611
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Originally Posted by CountryBoyJeep View Post
Exact same as mine, and definitely worse with a lift
now I am twice as confused as when I read post #5
03-14-2013 08:23 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by cbush1885 View Post
mine does this as well, i assume its normal, mine got worse after i lifted it, when i put it in drive it squats down, when i put it in drive it lifts up
Exact same as mine, and definitely worse with a lift
03-14-2013 08:20 PM
cbush1885 mine does this as well, i assume its normal, mine got worse after i lifted it, when i put it in drive it squats down, when i put it in drive it lifts up
03-14-2013 08:15 PM
CountryBoyJeep
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Originally Posted by snowbrd84 View Post
What RPM is your motor idling at? If it is too high, it will "slam" into gear. Also, if you have been motor or trans mount, that could be a problem as well.
It starts out near 1000 rpm when cold as like I guess high idle but after running its closer to 650 rpm. This probably is the problem but is there a way to fix it?
03-14-2013 05:08 PM
Lando25
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Originally Posted by CountryBoyJeep View Post
How long I've had my Jeep I've never thought to put this on here.
When I shift into like drive, or reverse or anything my Jeep sort of like Jumps up or down.
That's the best explanation I can give.
Anyone ever have this problem? and what is the cause? any way to fix it?
My 32RH does the same thing, its not violent but nothing else that I have driven shifts like that.
03-14-2013 04:33 PM
snowbrd84 What RPM is your motor idling at? If it is too high, it will "slam" into gear. Also, if you have been motor or trans mount, that could be a problem as well.
03-14-2013 04:13 PM
CountryBoyJeep
Jumpy transmission?

How long I've had my Jeep I've never thought to put this on here.
When I shift into like drive, or reverse or anything my Jeep sort of like Jumps up or down.
That's the best explanation I can give.
Anyone ever have this problem? and what is the cause? any way to fix it?

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