392 hesitating/miss shifting

PinkyT

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Yesterday my jeep hesitated when I was accelerating from a red light, after that it has been miss shifting and acting weird.. Any thoughts or similar experiences? It only has 350 miles on it. I'm on my second tank of gas but its at 1/4 tank so shouldn't be the gas. Before this have been smelling like something is getting hot when I turn it off not sure if that has anything to do with it. Probably taking back to dealer to get a diagnosis
 
Yesterday my jeep hesitated when I was accelerating from a red light, after that it has been miss shifting and acting weird.. Any thoughts or similar experiences? It only has 350 miles on it. I'm on my second tank of gas but its at 1/4 tank so shouldn't be the gas. Before this have been smelling like something is getting hot when I turn it off not sure if that has anything to do with it. Probably taking back to dealer to get a diagnosis
You could always disconnect the battery for an hour and then reconnect. That fixed some weird issues I was having with the key fob and proximity entry. Basically a "reboot" of the entire Jeep. LOL
 
You could always disconnect the battery for an hour and then reconnect. That fixed some weird issues I was having with the key fob and proximity entry. Basically a "reboot" of the entire Jeep. LOL
It’s gonna smell funny for the first 1000 miles or so…skipping tranny I’m not so sure about.
 
Ditto on the hot smell. Mine did that after hard driving for the 6-8 wks. Whatever it was has burned off now... I think it is probably some residue on the exhaust pipes from the factory. That is the only thing I can think of that would instantly get hot after a hard pull.

My JKUR would smell hot every time I used heavy throttle. Turned out to be leaking oil cooler which was a common problem on the 3.6.

I would definitely take it back to the dealer, although the "disconnect the battery" tip is certainly worth a shot. Many things I have "fixed" when my wife told me they wouldn't work by turning them off and back on. Of course, it's not nearly impressive if you tell her that's what you did :)
 
It shouldn’t be missing a shift. However, depending on how heavy you are on the skinny pedal, then feathering it, it can be a slower shift. But if it’s “missing”, assuming its not skipping a gear, which it shouldn’t. It may be low on fluid. If it is, it will be off when shifting.
as for smell, it’s normal for a new vehicle to have some “hot oil” odor. But we can’t smell it here, so it’s a guess at best.
 
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Picking up Pinky today after work. it was a loose transmission hose that was leaking fluid. Smell was from the leaking fluid. Low fluid was the cause of the miss- shifting. They drained and refilled and tested transmission and no damage was done to the transmission. Now to see if it drives any differently when I pick it up.
 
Picking up Pinky today after work. it was a loose transmission hose that was leaking fluid. Smell was from the leaking fluid. Low fluid was the cause of the miss- shifting. They drained and refilled and tested transmission and no damage was done to the transmission. Now to see if it drives any differently when I pick it up.
Good deal. Hope that fixes it for you..
 
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