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

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Jeep Patriot RPM Gauge bounces / not right

I have a Jeep Patriot 2012 2.4L 4 wheel drive limited. While all other dash gauges work well with no issues, the RPM gauge will stick (not move after a certain position, around 1000 RPMS and then ...
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2011 Jeep grand Cherokee , 30,000 Klms calliper damaged new pads/rotors?

I had both front and back brakes replaced 9 months ago. Ive done 30,000 km since and I am being told the calliper failed, and burnt the new brakes out. Thee was no warning light or leaks. It'll cost ...
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Heater Blower Disassembly

So i was attempting to fix my heater blower but, this is a very odd and panful thing to take apart Anyone know how? i need to get to the rotor to clean it out and get to the stator
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Possible DIY fixes for Heater Motor? | heater-blower repair

[This didn't get posted apparently cuz i forgot to hit publish, so this was yesterday] So i'm streaming live as of now and am diagnosing a problem with the Heater Blower, it's not working. While I was ...
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Abnormal Fan Switch Voltages?!? '99 Wrangler SE/TJ fan issues

So I've managed to get the blower motor out of my jeep, and while I'm gonna try to salvage the seemingly spent motor (more about this in a different question), the voltage being sent to the motor ...
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Blower Motor Location on my wrangler

So, was working on my A/C and was trying to find the blower motor. from what I had seen on the internet, for the '99 Wrangler TJ's it is usually located under the glove box. now I did some digging ...
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What type of soft top is this?

So I bought this abandoned 1999 jeep wrangler SE/TJ that was sitting for 6 years. the soft top is very worn but I want to get an identical one cuz I like the style of it, but I can't seem to find one ...
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E-Brake/ Parking or Hand Brake not working (well barely)

So I was pulling my Jeep back into my workshop and realized that I had accidentally left the handbrake engaged, but it barely felt like it was doing anything. I heard squeaking, so it WAS doing ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited turn signals and emergency flashers not working

I have replaced the relay in the dash. Also replaced the combination lever on the steering wheel and also put brand new tail lights in with new bulb sockets and lights. Nothing works. Another problem ...
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What does this ground cable connect to?

so i was filming for youtube and came across this random ground wire that wasn't bolted to anything, it's on a '99 jeep wrangler TJ, any of y'all know where this goes?
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2016 Jeep Compass Transmission Issue- cannot be replicated by dealership?

I purchased a certified pre-owned 2016 Jeep Compass back in Dec. 2017 from a large Jeep dealership. In April 2018, while on a 3 hour trip, the car would not accelerate past 30mph on an expressway-...
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What Are the body trim Specs of this 2000 Jeep Wrangler

So im in the Market of a old 2000 Jeep wrangler i found in a friends backyard. so i have some pictures of it and im punching in the info into my amazon garage, now there are a few options like this: ...
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05 Jeep Liberty V6 - Battery died, computer reset, running extremely rough. Only code is P0137, and new o2 sensor reads 0v

Title basically sums it up, I have an 05 Liberty with the V6. Battery died over the big chill last week because I left a dash cam plugged in for a few days. Once I got the car running, it was running ...
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What is the most probable cause of this leak?

I’m heading over to purchase this 1998 Jeep Laredo and one of the photos online showed this leak on the underside. Any idea what it might be?
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A/C Fan Does Not Turn Occasionally on 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Every once and awhile my A/C fans don't turn on in my Jeep. I'll turn off the A/C and turn it back on, adjust fan speed, and they still don't turn on. I'll turn off the car and turn it back on with no ...
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Is it worth undercoating an already rusted frame?

I live in a place where the roads are salted and it leads to a lot of undercarriage corrosion. I typically get my vehicle undercoated every year (which costs about $150 where I am). Even though I have ...
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intermittent loss of brake pressure on a 2012 jeep wrangler

I have a 2012 Jeep Wrangler and I've experienced something very scary three times in the past couple of years. I was driving up to an intersection and put my foot on the brake and the brake pedal went ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7. Not firing on bank 1, black smoke along with gas smell. No codes

Thanks in advance for reading. I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty that dies on my wife one day. We towed it to a shop and they couldn't figure out whats wrong. The Jeep is not firing on bank 1, puts out black ...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee wheel hops/bucks only after vehicle gets warmed up

I have a 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with all-time 4 wheel drive (4 high/4 low). When the vehicle is cold, I can make tight turns in a parking lot with ease. However, if I've driven the vehicle for 10 ...
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Jeep 4.0 inline 6 engine won't turn over by hand, need help

Here is the backstory. Wife had her 2004 Jeep Wrangler running and driving fine and the transmission went out about 2 years ago, it was a 42rle. The Jeep sat at her parents ranch outside with no ...
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90 Jeep YJ: Identify part on top of engine?

What is this part from the top of the engine? Part can be seen broken in this attached image. EDIT Vehicle info: 1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ 6 cylinder 4.2L
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2009 Jeep Liberty Engine

My 2009 Jeep Liberty’s engine seized and I’m looking for a new motor. Found two for the same price, however one is for a 2008 liberty and the other is for a 2009 liberty. Is there any differences ...
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Dash Gauges not on until I press the brakes then they come on

I have a 2003 Jeep Wrangler and dash gauges will not come on unless I press the brake pedal. Any suggestions?
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can I trickle charge a spare car battery (located inside the car) from the cigar lighter port while driving?

I keep a car parked in a lot in another state. I get out there every few months or so. The battery under the hood sometimes is dead due to the small system draws while the vehicle sits idle for a ...
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5.7 Hemi coolant leak

I have a 05 Jeep limited with the 5.7 hemi. I have a coolant leak coming from the backside of the engine, and it’s dripping off the fire-wall, I notice there is a house coming up with a clamp. ...
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Jeep Cherokee Electrical

I have a 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4. When im driving all my electrical stuff turns off but turn on right away but the engine keeps running. This only happens when im driving through rough terrain, ...
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee fuel door won't close

The latch on my fuel door housing is stuck inside the housing and the fuel door has nothing to latch onto when I push the fuel door and try to close it. I've attached a picture of my existing fuel ...
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2012 jeep patriot 2.0L- Gears slipping but only after stopping during long drives

I have a jeep patriot 2012 which uses a CVT transmission. recently I have been going on a lot of long road trips. I noticed that when I first start to drive the car, there is no gears slipping. Even ...
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1998 jeep grand cherokee parasitic draw

My jeep has a parasitic draw I traced them back to my cluster, my cigar lighter, and my rear washer I took a part my dash and tried seeing if there were any bad wires I could not see any help would ...
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Can I replace the engine of a 3.7L Liberty with that of a different year?

My Jeep Liberty 2010 3.7L engine broke down and I was wondering if I could replace it with the engine of a Jeep Liberty 2003 3.7L. I heard there can be trouble with the computer, what kind? Thanks for ...
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(2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee) P0420 Code, Heater not getting hot, and low idle after warming up

I have a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee that has a P0420 code which has recently shown up. I am not sure how long the heater has not been working as I live in GA and have just begun to start using it but ...
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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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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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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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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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