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

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Run a forced DPF regeneration using OBD-II diagnostics

Our Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015 has problems with its exhaust filter. The error says we should drive safely at highway speeds to remedy but even after driving a few hours, it does not recover. It is ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Oil/Cooling issues

My son has a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L he bought several months ago. The other day he was driving and came to a stop and the engine died, and he couldn't get it started back. After ...
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Engine/Clutch/Powertrain

When my engine is in neutral it reaches red line with no problem. It also has power in first and second gear. The problem happens when i am driving up a long incline, I will be in third or fourth gear ...
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ECT registering low at steady state. (low enough to set a code) No explanation

A little back story, this is a 2015 Jeep Wrangler. Since 2017 I've kept an eye on coolant levels because sometimes I can smell burning coolant when I'm in front of the vehicle (not in the vehicle). ...
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tpms issues on 2009 jeep liberty

Tpms on all 4 tired of my daughter’s 2009 jeep liberty gave been replaced by the tire store but 3 read 0 and one reads - - - mechanic said it should reset after driving 10-15 minutes and that was 2 ...
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Parking brake needs constant maintenance

Every other year my parking brake fails inspection. The problem is almost always the parking brake levers and actuators have froze. Typically, I take it apart, clean off any brake dust and rust, add ...
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Wider Track by 2-3 inches needs how much Offset change?

My truck has 5 X 5.5, 15x7 inch wheels with 3.5 backspace and, per data, a -12 "offset". I want a wider track by 2-3 inches. I have plenty of wheel well space. What size offset wheels do I ...
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Jeep Patriot CVT slips when going up hills

I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot with 90k miles on it. I've not driven it much this summer due to the pandemic, but have gotten it on the road every 7-10 days for a drive around the block. No issues. In ...
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Why doesn't the AC inverter support my laptop?

I have a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and it has a built in inverter outlet for plugging in standard appliances. I'm in the USA, so this is 120V AC power. I know that the output works because I use it for ...
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Jeep won’t start after new alternator

I put in a new alternator in my 94 Jeep Cherokee and charged the battery and now it won’t start. It used to start when we jumped it on the old alternator, but now when I turn the key all I get are my ...
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Is there a temporary fix for Jeep Grand Cherokee Dodge Durango power pump relay recall v62?

FCA in November 2019 issued a second recall for 2011-2014 vehicles, but has still not devised a fix and all dealers will turn away customers seeking a fix because there is no direction from FCA and no ...
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2005 Jeep Cherokee key transponder issue linking to fuel

I currently have a 2005 Jeep Cherokee 2.8D in the workshop. It seems as though there is a communication error between the key and its transponder. The ignition turns on and the engine turns over, ...
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Jeep Wrangler Sahara engine swap

My friend is selling his 2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3960cc car at a good price. I was wondering if is possible to swap the petrol engine with a 2007 Jeep Patriot 2.0 CRD engine. Thank you!
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Motor struggles as front passenger tires pulls and seems to lock up

1996 jeep grand Cherokee v8 4x4 we have changed the calipers thinking that it was locking up but on driving it again we get the same issue. After driving about 3-5 miles you get a lot of walking from ...
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Jump start works, but car looses power after 1/4 mile, Battery / Alternator voltage and parts store tests fine

just joined here in hope someone can guide me to solve my car problem (Jeep Liberty 2004 V6 3.7L). Here is what happened chronologically: Battery light turned on during driving 3-4 days later I ...
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Intermittent Electrical Issues Jeep Wrangler 1998

I just bought a 1998 Jeep Wrangler today. When I took it for a test drive yesterday, everything seemed to work fine, but when I was driving it home today some electrical issues came up. The first ...
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Performance brakes on the front axle only. Bad idea?

Here is the back story. I have a 5yo Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I do a lot of long-distance driving as well as off-roading whenever possible. My vehicle is mostly stock with the exception ...
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2011 Jeep Compass replaced TIPM module used with same part number fuse 23 26 no power asd relay box ok scan no communication

Does TIPM module have to be programmed some modules work there was a fire TIPM circuit board thats why i replaced it no wires burned scanned and checked no communication with ecm transmission ...
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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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can too much antifreeze cause a p1281 code

2002 Jeep Liberty I added coolant to top off reservoir now I have a p 1281 code . Do I need to drain coolants and start over
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Jeep Renegade 2015, engine temperature light

This might be very stupid but I only have this car since 2 weeks (bought used). Today I noticed, that one of the red lights on the spectrum of the cooler temperature measure is on. It is the one ...
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injector fuse blows on hard acceleration

03JGC 4.7 HO blows injector fuse when flooring it. Before this installed new alternator,starter and rear upper control arm,since ASD relay to no avail,please help.
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Can 2008 engine be installed in 2009 liberty?

my engine gave out and dealer replaced it. Is it possible for 2008 engine to be put in a 2009 Liberty? I did my oil change now, and the oil filter for 2009 Jeep Liberty did not fit. The filter was ...
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Forgot 4wd on on jeep patriot

I have a Jeep Patriot 2.0 crd 2007 with 4wd. I went fishing and used the 4wd when leaving. Once i hit the tarmac i forgot to switch it off and drive 10 miles to home doing a speed of 50MPH. Is this ...
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Does this gear mesh pattern look good?

2017 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Sport S. Factory: 3.21 open diff New: ARB Air Locker Yukon 4.88 gears
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Jeep Patriot 2009 Model smoke from under hood when in traffic **PLEASE HELP -ADVICE***

I brought this jeep form a dealership about 6 months ago. When we got it there was nothing wrong it? Took it in for its first service and they advised everything is fine and replaced a few light bulbs....
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What are the consequences of driving my car with low coolant for five minutes without reaching the limit on the temperature gauge?

Background information: I was driving a 2008 Jeep Wrangler 3.8 L. Before I noticed the gauge, I first noticed the A/C on cold stopped working. Then the temperature gauge needle hovered a little over ...
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Jeep patriot 2.0crd manual 2007 4wd

I have a Jeep patriot 2.0crd manual 2007 with 4wd. Since i bought it i have never used the 4wd switch but yesterday i did a bit off roading. I switched off the esp by holding the button for 5 seconds ...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L Auto Transmission Issue Shifting

Went over railroad tracks and the dash lit up like a christmas tree. Replaced wheel hubs, speed sensors, trans fluid, plugs, coils. Service engine light is off and now the car feels limp and wont ...
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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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White smoke from exhaust after brake job

I attempted (and failed) to replace my master cylinder and brake booster. I ended up putting a lot of brake fluid into my new booster before I realized it. (In fact, in an attempt to determine the ...
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2010 Jeep Compass makes a smacking noise under the dash when the fan is turned on

It does not matter if it is heat or ac. My ac compressor quit and I replaced it and had air for one day. Checked the vacuum and the freon all looks great it quit working when the noise started coming ...
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2010 Jeep Compass randomly blows the horn

The jeep does not have to be running to do it either. Parked at work, home or anywhere. It also does it driving down the road. Sometimes short burst and sometimes really long ones. What causes this ...
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Is Jeep and Dodge's, both 6.1l SRT8, PCMs interchangeable

One of the motors is having misfires in two cylinders, afaik compression, spark plugs and injectors were checked, and they were fine. PCM is suspected to have gone bad. Codes thrown: p0301, p0304. We ...
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2011 Jeep Patriot broken bolt in engine cradle / cross member

So, I've been noticing some sounds when the vehicle is moving, especially starting/stopping/turning, and recently had all the struts replaced, but the noise persisted. Then I noticed that there is a ...
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Long crank but still starts

I am in need of some help. I have an 08 Jeep Compass Sport. 2.4 4x4. We have been having a lot of rain and a lot of flooding. I was on my way home from work, and I came to an area where the road was ...
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Should the 5th wheel be included in the tire rotation?

I didn't see this question asked so thought it might make a good one. If you have a visible 5th wheel that is full size like the spare on a Jeep Wrangler should that spare be included in the tire ...
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2011 Jeep Patriot CRD 2.2 - engine does not start // P0685 error

I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot CRD 2.2 (Euro-Model) that does not start anymore. First boot-up and preheating is normal but when I turn the key further for ignition nothing happens, no sound no movement, ...
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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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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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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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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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