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P0736 Jeep Code - Gear Ratio Error In Reverse Gear

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What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0736 Jeep?

  • Low transmission fluid level
  • Dirty transmission fluid
  • Shift solenoids
  • Transmission mechanical problems
  • Transmission hydraulic control circuit

How to Fix the P0736 Jeep Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Code P0736 Jeep Tech Notes

Start by inspecting the transmission fluid level and condition, and change fluid if necessary.

There is a Factory Service Bulletin for the Jeep following models:
2005-2006 Jeep Liberty
2005-2006 Jeep Cherokee
2005-2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2006 Jeep Commander
Jeep Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P0736

What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0736 Jeep?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0736 Jeep code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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When is the P0736 Jeep Code Detected?

The ECM has detected that the transmission input RPM does not match the transmission output RPM under known conditions

What are Code P0736 Jeep Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Incorrect transmission shifting

What Does the P0736 Jeep Code Mean?

This diagnosis monitors actual gear position by checking the torque converter slip ratio calculated by Transmission Control Module (TCM) as follows:
Torque converter slip ratio = A x C/B
A: Output shaft revolution signal from revolution sensor
B: Engine speed signal from Engine Control Module (ECM)
C: Gear ratio determined as gear position which TCM supposes

P0736 Jeep Code - Gear Ratio Error In Reverse Gear

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