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Have you checked if the shop accidentally crimped the brake lines that connect to the calipers themselves? This sounds like your calipers might be sticking and not releasing all the way out so the brake pads constantly rub the rotors causing both the brake pads and the rotors to wear out in a matter of a few weeks. This could be caused by old calipers ...


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My money is on the power steering pump belt being loose. In wet conditions this will squeal, it'll do it when the pump is placed under load (when turning the wheel) and do it worst when the steering rack is at the limit of it's travel. It wouldn't surprise me if the pump is located near the passenger side wheel well.


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There are a few things that could be problems: Confirm that the bulbs are good. I've seen it happen more than once that one bulb burns out and you don't notice, then the second bulb burns out and that is when you notice. Check the fuses. On many cars the high and low beams are fused separately. Check, or listen, to determine if the relay controlling the ...


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Perform a continuity test on your combination switch. Get a multimeter and service manual for your vehicle and test the contacts with the switch in different positions.


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I assume you mean damage to the differential, not to the environment :-) If the leak is slow and you keep up with it, you can probably go a long, long time before it is anything more than a nuisance. Slow means that between checks and topping up the oil the oil doesn't drop too low. I've you've been running it dry, their may be damage already, but heavy ...


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You probably have a limited range of tire size options (perhaps only one size) you can fit on the existing rims - you'd have to check with a tire dealer. There are cases where different makes/models of tires of exactly the same size will deliver different ride and handling qualities. Again, you'd have to check with a dealer. Just bear in mind that a more ...


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Devin- Jeeps are off-road vehicles are NOT meant to have a soft ride. With that being said, no matter what tire you throw on it the ride quality will not change in this way. When I bought my Wrangler, I had the same tires you are referring to- Goodyear Wranglers. After about a year I swapped my tires to 265/75 r16 BFG All Terrain TA KO2 (original rim). I ...


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I would not think more sidewall would help. The 75 denotes that you have a large amount of sidewall as it is. I would think the best place to look for a softer ride is the springs and shocks. The tire you pick will not effect how straight the vehicle drives. If it is pulling, you need an alignment. Personally, I would look on a website like tirerack....


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The best way to find a noise is a stethoscope. For the ticking, I would listen in the valve covers to see if it is lifters. Since you mentioned a pft sound and exhaust smell also, you should check your exhaust manifold gaskets. If you do not find anything there, work your way down the exhaust system and look for leaks. Be sure to check all around ...


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If it smells like exhaust, you likely have an exhaust leak. Start looking for that. The click could be some rattling in the exhaust system. Please describe the click.


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It could be that your engine has hydraulic lash adjusters for the valves. These remove the need for valve clearance adjustments as they work on oil pressure. The trouble is that they have very small inlet/outlet holes to admit oil, and often get clogged up, restricting the flow of thick, cold oil at engine start and causing the tapping noise. When the oil is ...


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Knocking sounds reflect worn out parts, which had got so much tolerance than oil can't fill the gap any longer. It could also be the oil itself, being to thin or too old (and got thinner). If the noise is only in the bottom then it could be the bearings in the crankshaft, or the displacement bush also in the crankshaft at the extremes of it. However a "...



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