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2005 Jeep Wrangler Transmission Problems

42 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Jeep Wrangler. 7 of these members (16.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 12 transmission repairs to 2005 Jeep Wranglers--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Jeep Wrangler repairs by problem area

Chart based on 43 repairs.

2005 Jeep Wrangler transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

56000 mi US $50 Mild vibration under load at 30 mph. Replaced rear driveshaft ujoints with Spicer brand sealed joints similar to OEM. Problem solved. 

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2005 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

1500 mi   Nut holding transmission skid plate spinning in frame. Remove skid plate bolt and weld repair nut insert in frame. 
85000 US $100 Replaced front u-joints, and front differential seal. 

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2005 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

74000 mi US $655 Whining noise coming from transmission when clutch pedal engaged. Throw-Out Bearing replaced 
76000   Chirping noise coming from front driveshaft (do a search on Wrangler Angry Sparrows for more info). Found 1 U-Joint in need of replacement, however replaced all 3 plus ball joint while driveshaft was out. 
78000   Rear drive shaft U-Joints needed to be replaced Rear differential cover was rusted out and leaking. Needed to be replaced 
102300 US $35 While performing brake job, discovered bad u-joint on front axle. Part cost $10, didn't have a press to get the old joint out so I had a shop press out the old one and press in the new one for $40. 

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2005 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

68000 mi US $100 Rear bearing seal. 
69000   Had strange sound/ vibration at freeway speed. Mechanic said it was U joint. Replaced U-Joint. 
101000 US $100 Replaced front u-joint 

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