Jeep P1797: A/T Manual Shift Overheat Malfunction

Is your scanner showing Jeep P1797?
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Jeep P1797: A/T Manual Shift Overheat Malfunction

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What Does The Jeep P1797 Code Mean?

Engine started; vehicle driven to a speed over 30 mph in Drive, and the TCM detected A Manual Shift Overheat condition was present

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Jeep P1797 Code?

  • ATF fluid level too high (transmission may be overfilled)
  • Engine Cooling System or engine cooling fan malfunction
  • Excessive drive time in low gear, or aggressive drive patterns
  • Transmission oil cooler is clogged or restricted

Recommended Parts

Below are some recommended auto parts to help you address the trouble code affecting your vehicle and get it running smoothly again:

Note: During the purchasing process, please check carefully whether the part you want to buy fits your car!

Reference Sources

Jeep P1797, DTCDECODE.

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