There have been multiple recalls, service bulletins, and changes in the 9 speed transmission to address serious problems. Jeep and Land Rover showed the first nine-speed automatic transmissions of the world at the 2013 Nobel Geneva Motor Show with the Jeep Cherokee 2014 the first nine-speed automatic transmission commercially available. 1. Recall Automotive supplier ZF is recalling a control sensor found on nine-speed automatic transmissions used in over 500,000 vehicles. Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Land Rover models are affected. The transmission can shift into neutral at any speed or gear because of an insufficient crimp on a wiring…Read More
Many owners have reported a pronounced delay from the time that they step on the gas, until the truck starts to move. These same people also say that stepping on the gas could result in unexpected wheel spin.
2nd Gear – The most common complaint about this gear is that the transmission will hang in 2nd, and not up shift for an extended period of time.
A number of complaints have been lodged about problems with Hyundai’s 7 speed DCT transmission. A class action has been filed. The new transmission was designed to improve fuel consumption and reduce CO2 emission as compared to a conventional six-gear automated transmission. The new transmission features two clutches that transfer engine power into the gear train. Reality has been difference than the promise. Many owners complain of a failure to shift, stalling, delayed acceleration, or loss of power.Read More
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee and 2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade, RAM ProMaster, and 2016 Fiat 500X. Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of chargeRead More
Drove a Chrysler 200s with 9 speed transmission and its responsiveness was a nightmare. First at highway speed it was very (very) hard to accelerate when you wanted to change line and make pass. It took ridiculous long time to downshift and found the necessary powerRead More
“I had a 2016 Acura MDX with this transmission…the 4 to 5 gear he talks about is true… it felt like losing power for a second when i tried to accelerate. I really hate this transmission and the way it feels.Read More