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Jeep is a brand of vehicles currently manufactured by the Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) Group.

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Brake Pads on a Jeep Patriot

I have recently changed the brake pads on my Jeep Patriot. It seems to me that the pads just "sit" inside the caliper as opposed to actually being attached (in some shape, way, or form) to something. ...
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Ticking in engine

I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and there is a ticking sound in my engine. I think it’s tied to the rpm but it goes away when accelerating. If I let off the gas it comes back. Also if I put ...
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Blowing a fuse when turning on trailer lights

Just purchased a 5 x 8 utility trailer. Lights on the back of the trailor were not wired in, wires were hanging loose both sides. Wired lights according to instructions, pass. Side green brown, ...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler won't move in gear

Was driving to work and just suddenly lost all power. Tried switching to a lower gear but no dice. Towed it home and had to put it on blocks since I can't get the wheels to lock up in gear. Can start ...
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Back up camera dirty on inside?

My lenses for back up camera is dirty somewhere else rather then the outside because the outside is spotless but it’s still blurry...is it possible for salt to get in between lense somehow?
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Standing Jeep JK - What to watch out for

My Jeep JK developed a bad radiator leak. While trying to decide between new or converting to aluminum retrofit (too expensive to order off overseas shopping sites - import duties), the car is now ...
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2007 Jeep Liberty Sport- all of my brake lights came on in the dash

I was driving normally, braked and all of the brake lights on my dash came on and stayed on. why?
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New master cylinder but still no clutch pressure

I have a 2007 jeep compass with standard transmission. I have replaced my master cylinder and have bled all the lines but still have no clutch pressure. What should I try next?
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Jeep Grand Cherokee: what is this plate sticking out of the undercarriage

I'm looking to buy a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and during the visual inspection I noticed this plate sticking out of the undercarriage. Everything is more or less the same level on the undercarriage ...
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2012 Jeep liberty ABS control module

Can any one with certainty tell me if a ABS control module needs to be programmed. Oddly enough I jeep dealership and another jeep dealership said yes the other said no. Any help please
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door locks locking and unlocking problems

I have a 2007 jeep commander, when I unlock my doors using my fob sometimes it will unlock and then lock right away but not always. its a guessing game when it will happen.
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Converting Jeep Wrangler rear brakes from drum to disc - Is this safe and recommended?

My 1998 Jeep Wrangler's rear brakes are in need of replacement. I was thinking of just upgrading to disc brakes while I am doing this. Is this a safe and good idea? Any negatives? Has it been done? ...
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I have a 1998 Jeep Wrangler, 2.5L. What kind of brakes are in my vehicle?

I believe I have disc brakes in the front. Is it drum brakes in the back?
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 200k miles - 02 Sensor and cylinder 5 misfire code come on at the same time

People keep telling me it can't be an 02 sensor, and other people keep telling me that an 02 sensor has given them a misfire so I'm not sure what to do. I've replaced the plugs (old ones were in bad ...
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No lights on my Jeep Wrangler Sport, bulbs and fuses spear good

No tail, marker or parking lights on driver side of 2013 Jeep Wrangler spirt, fuses all seem good and bulbs not burnt out, HELP!
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Went in for a transmission repair, had two torque converts fail since, Jeep Liberty

I've been having some issues with a local transmission shop. Basically, I had my transmission rebuilt and it has failed on me twice since. My vehicle is a 2006 Jeep Liberty CRD. My model has the ...
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2004 grand jeep cherokee

Ok here is Missouri it is -6 out this morning. I go out to start my jeep and let it warm up a bit. It was a rough start likeit sound like it didnt want to start or taking its time anyway it sounded a ...
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Rattling Noise from Wrangler

Today, I began to hear a strong rattling noise coming from underneath my vehicle. The noise seems to be pretty random but I normally hear it the strongest while cruising without pressing the clutch, ...
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Shorts since install

I recently had a remote starter installed on my jeep. Every since I have had shorts in my wiring. I was told keyless starter are bad on starters. Last week I had to jump start my jeep 2 times. I ...
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Window switch works when it wants to

I bought an aftermarket window master switch for a Jeep Liberty it works most of the time when it stops working and all I do is unplug it and plug it back in and it works fine for about a week then ...
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What is the correct Power Steering Fluid for a 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ?

What is the correct Power Steering Fluid for a 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ? I called a Jeep Chrysler dealership, and they said to not to use an ATF +4. Then I went to another Jeep Chrysler dealership, and ...
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Cold weather idling issue, white smoke, black soot and loss in power

I have a 1976 cj7. I recieved it as a gift from my Dad in March this year. I absolutely love this Jeep and have been driving it as often as possible. It had a really bad idle and severe exhaust/fuel ...
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How long will it take for my heat to work after refilling antifreeze?

Two days ago the heat in our 2011 Jeep Liberty was working fine. Yesterday my wife said the heat wasn't working, it was blowing air but it wasn't warm. I looked online and it was suggested that the ...
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Jeep Patriot 2016 brake light whistle sound

When I brake I hear a light whistle sound every time unless a step on the brake harder then the sound goes away. When I drive normally I do not hear anything (unless I start lightly braking). Not sure ...
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What is the best course of action when Jeep Wrangler transmission has been driven with low fluid levels

A small pinhole occurred in the transmission cooler lines near the radiator in a 2012 Jeep Wrangler. It has automatic transmission. Over time the owner kept adding transmission fluid when needed and ...
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While driving 96 Jeep cherokee stalled

Jeep it completely died out. I changed the crankshaft sensor not issue. Come to find out the 30 amp fuse behind battery keeps blowing and not gettting power to coil? Tries to start but won't battery ...
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ignition coil or cam sensor or pcm making misfire in exhaust possibly?

I am not able to get the jeep to the auto parts and get it's diagnostic but I'm wondering if the coil pack could be my problem? I've tried to deduce the misfire for days and have read and tried ...
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Clicking sound from AC on startup

I have a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee that makes a very loud clicking noise when I turn the AC on just after starting the car. It only happens every so often and it lasts about 20 seconds. It sounds like ...
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Wiring for radio issues?

I have a 04 jeep grand cherokee special edition and the factory harness was cut out so I figured whatever I'll just hard wire it. Found all the speaker wire colors matches them up but the battery ...
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Turbo info for 2006 Jeep KJ Liberty CRD diesel

Have a Jeep KJ, the 2006 Liberty CRD with the 2.8L turbo diesel. It fails a smog test with an error code which the kindly person at DEQ said was a turbo bearing seal failure, therefore, planning to ...
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Prestone Power Steering with Stop Leak fluid for 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ?

Is Prestone Power Steering Fluid with Stop Leak compatible with a 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ? Note that I'm not expecting much from "Stop Leak", but unless it harms things, it doesn't cost any extra. Any ...
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Retrofitting cruise control into a jeep cherokee XJ 1999?

Found a GREAT deal on a jeep cherokee 1999. But it doesn't have cruise control. what is involved in retrofitting a cruise control system into it? If you paid to have it done, what did it cost you?
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Is it possible our new tire fitting has had something do with leaking coolant?

We just got front passenger tire replaced on jeep Cherokee and now car is losing coolant like crazy. We have looked under the hood & looks like the damage is in this same area. There was no leak ...
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Jeep Commander all wheel drive automatic transmission no Park

I have an '07 Jeep Commander (all wheel drive). Coming home, I went across railroad tracks and lost all my gears. No park, no gears. The transmission fluid is full. My mechanic says it's a bad ...
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Jeep Wrangler 2015: What is this part under the hood? And, now that I burned plastic on it, should I replace it?

I apparently dropped a small piece of vinyl hose in the passenger side engine bay, which ended up resting on, and then melting on the pictured part when I turned the engine on. I removed the hose when ...
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Can I use a 225 70r16 tire to replace a 24570r16 tire if i brake down for a spare?

I have a 2003 jeep Cherokee and the only tire I have for a spare is a 225 70r16 but currently using 245 70r16s. Wondering if it would be OK to use temporarily?
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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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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee misses on the highway, not on surface streets

My good old Jeep Grand Cherokee, 1996 and original owner with 274,000 miles is, the last few days on the freeway only, missing and semi stalling. No check engine lights, all fluids etc. are fine. I ...
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block test positive but leak down doesn't find any issue

My Jeep has been losing coolant before and after replacing a leaky radiator. block test proved positive for combustion gases but the dealer doesn't find an issue with leak down test. there is not ...
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All-Wheel Drive/ 4WD system

Time has come to clear things out... I would like to know the difference between a center differential and a transfer case. I know that a transfer case engages the front axle with the rear axle in 4H ...
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Is it possible for air to flow too fast through the radiator? My engine runs hot at 75 mph but not a 60 mph

My vehicle is a '97 Jeep Cherokee XJ with the 4.0L straight-six. I'll try to keep this as short as possible, so I'll just ask that you please assume that there is nothing wrong with the cooling ...
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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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Can fuel trim (LTFT) be too high or too low? Not using stock injectors

Application is a '97 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L straight-six I installed EV6 fuel injectors to replace the outdated EV1 injectors. The new ones are slightly higher flowing I think. old: 23.2 lb/hr @ 49 psi ...
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Driving my 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd, 4x4 this afternoon on a sunny day, clear road conditions. All of a sudden, all the warning lights light up on the dash including one saying "Service Electronic ...
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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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06 Jeep Cherokee 8cyl; Auto transmission

It seems that I am annually having to replace the “map sensor” and various parts associated with that. Last week I replaced it again, and next will be the “auto throttle body” or something with the ...
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Cut in the sidewalk of my tyre

I was driving at very low speed in a campsite, I turned too early around a corner and hit my inside rear tyre on a rock. Turns out the rock was sharp and slashed a small part of the tyre wall (about ....
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Jeep Start without the key on

My friend bought a Jeep (I think a 2000) at a garage sale and he had it running. A year later when we went to get it someone had done something to it: when we connected the battery it's as if the key ...
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2002 jeep liberty limited edition everything lights up but it wont turn on

My Jeep won't turn on....I've changed the battery,Turned key tiimes to accessories and got code p0700 then it showed done. When I turn the key in the ignition everything lights up as normal but then ...
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2007 Jeep Wrangler HOT OIL! STRANDED! HELP!

2007 Jeep Wrangler. Hot oil light came on, pulled over at a store, killed it, added some oil after it cooled about 15 minutes now it doesn’t want to start again thought about adding some coolant but ...