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The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a mid-size SUV produced by the American manufacturer Jeep.

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Battery drains by itself when vehicle is parked (parasitic draw)

A 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee has gone through 3 batteries in the last 3 months. While they have all been replaced by warranties, it'd be nice to get the problem solved permanently. I've tested the ...
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Squeaky Brakes: How much of a concern are they?

I recently bought a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee from a dealership. When we bought it, I noticed that the brakes were not working very well, and the dealer fixed them before we finalized, putting in a ...
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Electronic stability control on 2017 Grand Cherokee

My 2017 Grand Cherokee is equipped with electronic stability control. According to the manual, the idea/intent is to apply selective braking and reduce engine power as needed to keep the car on its ...
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Brakes gripping and causing skidding

I'm experiencing a problem with the brakes on my 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I replaced almost every component of them over the course of the 2 years. Most of the replacements occurred in April 2012, ...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission issue

70,000 miles. Every once in a while when my wife is driving, randomly the "transmission above temp" comes on and the engine revs. She puts the truck in neutral, shuts the truck off, then back on. ...
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Wrangler JK transfer box options

Apologies for a very Jeep-centered question, that may not interest everybody. Here goes: I own a 2009 Wrangler JKU (pre face-lift), equipped with the 2.8 TD engine, Chrysler NSG370 six-speed manual ...
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Loud Knocking/Clicking While Turning Left

I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee which in general has had a few small issues (stock radio failure, stuck on heat only for the passenger side, and after resolving that, I'm stuck on heat only for the ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cheerokee Laredo hesitate/jerking + multiple CEL codes

I have a 2002 Jeep Grand Cheerokee Laredo 4.0. I don't know much about cars, and recently had bought this Jeep off of a private owner that had said it had no problems but now after owning it for 2 1/2 ...
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Car stalls when shifting from reverse to forward

On a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I'm seeing the vehicle stall occasionally after I back out of my driveway (~40 feet) and shift into forward. It doesn't exhibit the problem every time, but it seems to ...
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What do I risk if I don't fix my leaking evaporator core on my 2004 Jeep GC?

The shop just tested my non-working AC, and recharged the freon - so, for now, it's working. Cost $118 all in. However, they tell me I have a leak in my evaporator core, and that it will take 16 ...
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Should I use a shorter accessory belt?

I've had the A/C discharged on an older truck (2001 Grand Cherokee 4.7L v8), and soon I plan to remove the entire A/C system, specifically, the compressor. Is there anything that I should be ...
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Hood on Jeep Grande Cherokee 1998 doesn't close easily

This vehicle recently had its radiator changed and ever since the hood won't close. I've found that if I shift the level manually, it will close, but otherwise it won't. The spring appears to be ...
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My Jeep is making a squeaky noise when I apply the brakes and when I drive slowly it makes a clunking noise

I have a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. I just bought it two weeks ago so I don't know much about it. They guy I got it off of said it has brand new brakes, rotors, and calipers. When I apply the ...
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Brakes not working after being parked up for 3 years on Jeep Grand Cherokee

After parking my jeep Grand Cherokee 1997 for 3 years, I've decided to get it back up and running. My problem is that the brakes are not working. I can pump the pedal but then it looses pressure again....
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Rear hatch always reads open

The back door in a Jeep Grand Cherokee (1998) is always reading open, even when it's closed quite firmly. This causes the vehicle to beep when the car is being driven. I've taken apart the door, ...
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Grand Cherokee 2006 Laredo Transmission issue

I have a 2006 Grand Cherokee Laredo with issues with the transmission. It was working perfect and with no issues and after one day, I started the car and shifter is moving ok and selecting the right ...
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee -- quiet whine from steering wheel -- what's causing it?

I have a 2014 Grand Cherokee Laredo. There is a very low high pitched whine that comes from the steering wheel. If I turn the wheel two inches to the right or left, the whine goes quiet. If I let go ...
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Ball mount ground clearance

I would like to install a ball mount on my 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee but I'm not sure how high the bottom of the ball should be from ground. I've seen different drop and rise numbers on the ball mount ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Power Loss

I have a 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee with about 183,000 miles. Over the last couple of days it has developed a problem where when accelerating it will lose all engine power for about 5 seconds (rpms drop ...
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driving with no oil showing on dip stick

76 yr old lady here . . bought 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee from a used car dealership in my town. They really are good guys. My question is this. I've had the car for 6 mos. and drove 1800 miles. ...
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I need help with my Jeep Grand Cherokee 1994

Ok I had this Jeep I’ve done everything with it been going through this for 3 months now but I think I finally found the codes but i dnt know what they mean or even how to go about it the codes are 12 ...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee redlines after engine overhaul

I just replaced pistons, lifters, pushrods, and head on a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It started right up, but the RPM went to redline. I checked throttle body components, the linkages are OK, but the ...
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Is remote start and cluster connected to 8.4in radio?

Just to get to the point, my car was broken into 2 days ago and the 8.4 inch navigation/radio was ripped out and stolen. I have to drive my car to/from work for a few days before I can get it fixed ...
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External regulator just installed and now there is a battery drain that kills my car

My 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee started beeping and telling me to check the battery. So I had the car tested and it said the voltage regulator was bad. The voltage regulator on these Jeeps are in the PCM,...
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CEL 12, 21, and 55 on '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee

So, I've pulled the codes from my car based on the helpful information provided here: Check Engine Light on '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee Now, I need just a little help understanding what the codes ...
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Did cold weather cause my Jeep's heater fan to stop blowing and then start again later?

I just bought a used 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, I've had it for a week. I brought it in to get the windshield washer nozzles replaced (they were spraying weird). When I got the car back I ...
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Starting wiring diagram for 2012 Grand Cherokee?

I'm currently working on a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with an intermittent no crank issue. If you turn the ignition on and short the starter relay it starts up straight away. I have a good live feeding ...
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1998 Grand Cherokee 318 V8 losing coolant

I am constantly having to add coolant to my 1998 Grand Cherokee (318 V8); about 1L every couple of months or few thousand km. Exhaust is clear, consistently passes emissions tests, no puddles where ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee - What is Involved With Replacing the Negative Battery Cable?

We have replaced the alternator and battery but still have problem with starting. It takes a jump and starts every time but after you park and come back, it won't start again. I has been to the shop ...
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Turn signal malfunction, is it multifunction switch or the flasher relay should be replaced?

I am having a similar problem on my 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, and the problem is: Stalk left: left/right all off Stalk neutral: left on Stalk right: left on. I will try the same trick and to ...
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Jeep Grande Cherokee clicking when warm

A Jeep Grande Cherokee 1998 runs perfectly fine for about 6 miles (Or 15 minutes), and then starts to slowly at first, and more frequently later, have a behavior where it sounds like a high frequency ...
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Check Engine Light on '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee

How do I get Check Engine Light codes (OBD-I) from a '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and where can I look them up?
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Clicking when 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee is in motion

Over the course of the last year, I've been hearing clicking becoming louder and louder from the underside of our Grand Cherokee. I replaced the foremost U-joint a year and a half ago, and have since ...
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2001 Grand Cherokee Has not been starting?

In September someone broke into my car, nothing was missing but the alarm went off until the next day I came back from school and the battery was completely drained. So my dad jump started it and ...
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Permanent fix to AC drain clogging in '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

For some time, my Jeep has had something leaking or draining into the carpet in the front-passenger floor space. My mechanic has told me that the AC drain keeps getting clogged by leaves and such, ...
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Car jerks left to right when braking

So about 2 weeks ago my 99 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo started having this problem. If I was going over 50 and pressed my brakes, even just for a second it would start to wobble or jerk side to side ...
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Spontaneous flutter / roar sound coming from under hood? [closed]

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee LE. This has only happened twice: driving between 35-50 mph when suddenly a loud sort of fluttering sound accompanied by a loud whine. The whine evoked the picture of a ...
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Oil in air intake, and engine stalls

I have a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, with the 4.0L inline-six engine. Recently, the car has been demonstrating some trouble maintaining idle. It usually would not stall outright, but the ...
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Grand Cherokee folding mirror mechanism damaged by car wash?

I have a 2021 (old platform) Grand Cherokee Overland, which came factory-equipped with power folding mirrors. I just took it through a car wash, during which the passenger-side mirror was pushed into ...
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee - ESC light stays on

The Electronic Stability Control light is staying on in my 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I took it to a dealership and they said they fixed it by flashing some modules though it's still on. I'd take it ...
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Replacement tires, can it blow my trans case, or anything else?

Two weeks ago, I had a couple of used tires put on the front of my 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Ltd 4X4 at a regular tire place. They did not have the same tires as was on the back which are P225 70R ...
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CEL Code 41 on '94 Jeep Grand Cherokee

According to this answer a CEL code of 41 means: charging system circuit not responding to control signal What are likely causes of this?
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Battery has a draw with key off

I have a 2000 Grand Cherokee, and I’m having 2.23 Amp draw off the battery when the key is off. Leave the door open 2‒10 min., and the battery is dead or not strong enough to start the vehicle. I go ...
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94 Jeep 5.2 crank no start

I've owned my Grand Cherokee Laredo 10 years I love my Jeep let me explain why!! 2 days before it died while I was driving I couldn't go over 35 when I applied gas it would Studdard backfire and lose ...
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99 grand jeep cherokee limited v8 4 wheel drive

I have a 99 grand jeep cherokee limited 183,190 miles. Around Christmas my kids and i were coming back from the mall. While exiting off of the highway it all of a sudden started acting as if it didn't ...
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Pressure build up in power steering reservoir

Power steering fluid being forced out of the pump shaft seal -- pressure build up in reservoir. The vehicle is a 93 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I am replacing the pump. Should I expect a pressure build up in ...
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Coolant and Power Steering Leak

1997 Jeep Cherokee here. I drove 120 miles and when I arrived at my destination the power steering and coolant were empty. The wheel was very hard to turn. I refilled the coolant and power steering,...
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Constant power drain, even with all the fuses pulled

The battery is going dead on my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I'm trying to find the problem with my multimeter. So far I have: Taken off the negative battery terminal and connected my meter between the ...
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Headlight bulb continually breaking

A Jeep Grand Cherokee 1998 had a broken headlight. I replaced the bulb, and noticed that the glass had shattered. The new bulb broke soon, also shattered. Any idea what's going on?
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What do all these codes mean? 125331324255

My 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited was running great, as always, but then a few day ago it didn't want to idle some times and without a shudder or misfire etc. the RPM would drop down to zero and die....
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