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

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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 ...
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2014 Jeep SRT 6.4L oil filter was too small - what kind of damage?

What possible damage could my engine incur from having an oil filter installed that is smaller than the suggested size? I have damage but I’m interested to hear what this forum has to say about it ...
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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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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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Vehicle makes weird sound on left side when braking

I have a jeep liberty 07. I bought it used in a okay condition as it had been in a accident. everything runned great when I first bought it but then one day when I applied the brake the pedal got hard ...
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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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Power steering went out and temperature gauge running hot

We have a 2016 Jeep Compass. The temperature gauge goes all the way to H and the power steering went out. We put power steering fluid in but it's still really hard to turn.
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Mechanics diagnosis of overheating problem

My daughter in law took her Jeep in because it was overheating. Jeep dealer told her it was the thermostat and also that the overflow was leaking onto the radiator and that because of that her ...
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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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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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I have heat 20% of the time

my car is a 1995 Jeep grand cherokee 5.2L, I have heat less than 20% of the time changed water pump and thermostac last october.,both heater core hoses are very hot the upper radiator hose is hot and ...
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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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Changing lock mechanisms on doors of Jeep Wrangler

Due to a mistake on the build order for my 2017 Jeep Wrangler, I ended up with two sets of doors: one full and one half. As I’m not super excited about having to store one set in my apartment at any ...
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Voltage from car engine to negative terminal

Folks. Am new here so hi and Happy New Year and looking forward to helping and being helped. I have had a significant battery drain for 3 years. Killed a battery which Canadian Tire replaced and now ...
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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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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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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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Solid front axle alignment - jeep wrangler

So I put some new suspensions on my jeep about a year ago. Nothing fancy, just coil springs, shocks and stabilizer bars, leaving the factory control arms etc in place. It was a DIY job in my parking ...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler - Painful noise when coming to a stop

I have a problem that has stumped several mechanics and friends of mine who are mechanically inclined. Below is a video(sorry for poor quality) demonstrating the issue in question https://www.youtube....
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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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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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SUV's = we live on gravel [closed]

What is the best SUV to purchase that is air tight. we live on gravel and the dust just pours into our 2017 Equinox!
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2012 Jeep Wrangler JKU turn signal, horn and wipers stopped working

How can I fix my 2012 Jeep Wrangler JKU when the turn signal, horn and wipers stopped working. It doesn't seem to be a fuse as those elements are on separate fuses. This started happening when I drove ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7 MISFIRE multiple cylinders

2002 Jeep Liberty with approximately 130,000 miles. Engine is misfiring on multiple cylinders. Burnt wire smell and smoke coming from firewall area. After troubleshooting, I believe the engine is ...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler ticking when idling and gets faster as rpms go up

My Jeep wrangler 3.8L V6 has a ticking noise while idling and it gets faster as the rpms go up. It started happening and I checked the engine oil and it was empty I filled it right up after.
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How to make automatic wipers more sensitive to rain (beyond control setting)?

When I asked this question: Rain sensing wipers not clearing often enough I wasn't sure the rain sensing feature was working at all. I've since found that they do work, they just don't clear often ...
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charging system/ 1996 Jeep [closed]

I hooked jumpercables backwards. I changed alternater and battery and it is still not charging. What can it be?
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having to refill the radiator everyday

I own a 2006 v8 Jeep Commander. I had the radiator replaced about 1 1/2 months ago. I drove it across country and then was careful to check all the fluids. About two weeks ago, I checked it and the ...
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2004 Jeep Sahara battery problems

I have a 2004 jeep Sahara and the other day I was fooling with the component that turns the flow of air in the ducts in the jeep was running fine then the next day I went to crank it and nothing just ...
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Rain sensing wipers not clearing often enough

I have a brand new 2017 Grand Cherokee (< 1000km) equipped with rain sensing wipers. I have enabled the rain sensing feature via the touch screen setting. As I understand it, the control stalk ...