I have an 89 wrangler with a 6 cyl. Runs good but on highway when I shift to 5 th gear it starts to loose speed ?

Lee Pasley

Asked by Nov 11, 2015 at 08:55 PM about the 1989 Jeep Wrangler Laredo

Question type: General

2 Answers


The clutch is slipping, most likely.


Very well could be a compression issue with the engine. I had the same problem with my 87 wrangler. Mainly had issues on the highway, especially going up hills.

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