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

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2006 Jeep Liberty - AC clutch won't engage

The AC clutch on my Jeep Liberty 2006 won't engage. Here is what I have checked so far. Fuse 14 in the passenger cabin 21 in the engine compartment are ok AC relay ok When I jump the AC relay I ...
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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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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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Restoring a third party Sailcloth soft top

I'm helping get a '97 Jeep TJ with a third party sailcloth soft top out of retirement. This was a top quality lid in its day but it is showing signs of fatigue and brittleness due to its inactivity ...
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Gasket Shellac on Flange gasket Dripping on O2 sensor Jeep XJ

Background I recently replaced some cracked headers on my Jeep XJ. When attaching the new headers to the exhaust with a flange gasket I didn't slide the graphite gasket ring on correctly and it went ...
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Car will not start while trying to jump start, just clicks

I have a 2012 Jeep Liberty with about 100,000 miles on it. When I went out to it this morning to turn it on all the lights turned on for a second then went off. After that nothing electrical in the ...
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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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Oil leak at rear drive shaft… 86 jeep comanche

There is a new leak at the rear driveshaft. What could this be and how do i fix? Mechanics cost too much and are unreliable (past experience) the repair manual said if it leaks in the rear the problem ...
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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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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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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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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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stalling issue on 1992 Jeep Cherokee (XJ)

so my 1992 XJ with 4.0l auto trans is wanting to stall at stops & then revs up (1500rpm) then smooths back out only to repeat. we have replaced: air & fuel filters, cleaned throttle body, ...
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Knocking in rear

So I got a 2015 Jeep Patriot and when I’m driving at lower speeds and I accelerate there’s a loud knocking noise coming from the rear and under my jeep. I have no clue what it could be. Any ...
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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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98 Jeep Wrangler Engine coolant leak in front of engine

I just got my jeep back from the mechanics i had to replace my power steering pump and today i noticed a green liquid leaking from under my jeep i checked the fluid its 100% engine coolant i checked ...
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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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Jeep engine issue

I have a 2003 Jeep Liberty. It backfired really loud this morning and now when I try to start it it runs for about 2-3 seconds at 6,000 RPM's and dies. Does anyone have any theory's as to why ...
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1998 cherokee sport 4x4 hydraulic clutch problems

The clutch in my 19 98 Jeep Cherokee four by four feels like its frozen. The transmission will not go into any gear, including reverse. Whether the car is started, or not.
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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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Intermittent ABS indication - 1998 Grand Cherokee

I have a 1998 Grand Cherokee. About 3 weeks ago, I had the brake pads and rotors replaced all around to fix a pulsation problem. Nothing else was performed or recommended to me at that time about any ...
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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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2000 Jeep Cherokee 2WD battery light comes on

I recently purchased a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, and I live in Syracuse NY, where the winters are pretty cold. When I start it in the morning when it's cold out, the serpentine belt and tensioner need to be ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2007 Jeep commander, car blows hot (extremely) air

Had actuator as well as controll head replaced and car still blows hot air. When controls are in off position hot air will blow in. Turn ac on hot air still blows in. Been to two Jeep dealers and ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Console not working

I am an owner of a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The roof console (the display attached to the center of the roof that normally displays compass direction and such) does not display anything. No idea what ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Electrical Problem

This problem is a very strange one. Completely unsure of what is causing it. All passenger electrics do not work, drivers electric lock and window work sometimes, other times don’t. Usually the ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee ( engine started clicking, and shaking)

Can someone tell me what this piece is called? The black tube... it appears as if mine has been broken off somehow. My Jeep began making a clicking noise while running the engine. Later on that day ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Looses Power Engine light on. Then goes away Engine light off

Jeep looses power after driving for 15 miles or so. Happens when I come to a stop like at end of freeway ramp. Then when I try to accelerate it boggs down and sometimes stalls. Soon after the engine ...
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Why do i have running,turn,and flashers but no headlights?

My 1994 grand cherokee has running lights ,turn signals, and flashers,but no headlights,high or low beam. ive replaced the relays in the distribution block checked all fuses. What am i missing or ...
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Jeep patriot sport 4x4 RPM/“4X4!”

I have a jeep patriot sport 4x4. Recently my RPM has been going up between 2,000 and 3,000 when im only driving between 60mph to 80mph on the freeway.. Is this normal? I also work on the mountain, im ...
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Jeep Cherokee Torque/Reaction arm

i have a Jeep Cherokee Limited 2.8CRD (06 plate) which has just failed its MOT. the "Torque/Reaction arm" to both nearside and offside rear need replacing. what is this? is it the same thing as "...