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

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Knocking in a 1970 Dauntless V6

I have a low freq knocking, about 6 to 10 knocks, very loud on startup until oil pressure comes up. Knocking quiets down and engine runs well with no knocking but then returns at idle as oil pressure ...
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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 "...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee 1996 limited model - lack of power while sudden accelerating

Hi I have Jeep Grand Cherokee 1996 limited model - the problem is engine misfire in idle while cold starting and engine stady (not fully stady) after become hot, and lack of power while we accelerat ...
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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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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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Why won't my 2002 jeep liberty move when I hit the gas?

I have a 2002 jeep liberty and yesterday it started to slow down on the highway while my foot was still on the gas pedal. Today is worse. The gas pedal makes a squeaky noise as I press down on it. ...
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What springs? Cargo Control/Lift

I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot that I want to use to carry a 300 lb motorcycle with a hitch carrier. I loaded the bike on there once and it almost bottomed out to where I don't think I would have made it ...
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Transfer case is leaking, is it easy to fix myself?

My 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo's transfer case is leaking. I took it into the shop, and was quoted $600 to fix it. After doing some research online, it seems that there are several quick things to ...
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battery in a 2000 jeep grand

I have a battey problem with my 2000 Jeep grand cherkoee can't keep the battery charged I have replaced the after market headlites and also had to replace the heater resistor but am at a lose as to ...
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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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Jeep Wrangler shudders/stalls when put in gear after cold start

I have a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited auto trans, around 80,000 miles. This started a few months ago. When I start it cold, like after sitting overnight, it starts fine, sounds fine. But when I put ...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler - Coolant Leak

Had a pretty bad coolant leak recently, and I was pretty sure it was the Water Pump, so I replaced the following: GMB Water Pump + gasket + RTV Hayden Fan Clutch Stant Thermostat + gasket Lower hose ...
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2001 Jeep dash board not working

2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport My gauges do not work at all unless I press the door lock switch and hold it. Then, they will work, but as soon as I let go, they quit again. Where do I start with this ...
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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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Coolant leak 2006 Jeep Commander

Took my Jeep Commander 4.7V8 RWD to dealership mech. cause I've been having to refill coolant container every couple of weeks. I've noticed small puddles of coolant after being parked for several hrs. ...
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Torquing pinion nut on pinion shaft—can it be done with tires on ground?

I am about to install a 1310 driveshaft on a '15 Jeep Wrangler; it requires replacing the front pinion yoke. The Wrangler has a lift kit which allows me to crawl under and work with plenty of room. I ...
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2011 Jeep Compass No-Start

Car comes in with the complaint engine cranks doesn't start. Confirm the complaint and check for codes, P0688 - ASD Relay Control Sense stored in memory. After doing a quick fuse check I found that ...
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Jeep Liberty Brake Light Indicator

So this morning my wife took her 08' Jeep Liberty into the dealership to get some electrical problems sorted out. As part of the inspection they are telling me the brakes (and rotors) need to be ...
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Replacement tires, can it blow my trans case, or anything else?

Two weeks ago, I had a couple of used tires put on the front of my 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Ltd 4X4 at a regular tire place. They did not have the same tires as was on the back which are P225 70R ...
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Jeep hard to turn right after starting

I have a 93 Jeep Cherokee, 6 cylinder, manual. It starts with no problems. After starting, I can turn the wheel left with no issues, but it is hard to turn the wheel right. I have to give it a good ...
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I shorted out my flasher relay, what would have been damaged?

So the other day I had to replace my flasher relay in my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and my directionals were fine. Me being a young broke college kid decided I would try and fix the solders on my ...
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Could an air leak into the valve cover produce creamy brown oil?

I've read multiple threads on diagnosing the creamy-colored-oil issues, but I don't feel like those answers fully pertain to my problem. Most threads indicated that one day the car started acting ...
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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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Gas pedal stops responding after driving for some time

My daughter has a 2005 Jeep Liberty Sport. She drives it to school daily and then home after school with no problems. But, if she uses it to run around town on errands it starts but the gas pedal won'...
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Where is the air hose from the manifold located on a 2006 jeep liberty?

I have no heat at idle in my jeep liberty and I'm hoping to just repair as a temp fix.
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Is remote start and cluster connected to 8.4in radio?

Just to get to the point, my car was broken into 2 days ago and the 8.4 inch navigation/radio was ripped out and stolen. I have to drive my car to/from work for a few days before I can get it fixed ...
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Low oil pressure, car doesn't start. Have I damaged my engine?

I have a 97 Cherokee. It was stolen for a few weeks, then I got it back and left it idle for another two weeks. I knew it had an oil leak, but I didn't realize the extent of the leak until my car ...
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Hard knocking noise with temporary loss of power in a 2002 Jeep Cherokee

I have been hearing a hard knocking noise for last couple of months off and on. But now since Monday my truck has been loosing power for like 30 seconds n then gains it back. The rpm goes up and then ...
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No coolant in Radiator

I had my water pump changed about a month ago. This morning, I started my Jeep to let it warm up and when I went to leave it was blowing cold air. I turned off the heat and turned it to cold and then ...
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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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Radio static with wheels at certain position

I have a 2002 TJ wrangler and the FM radio has a severe static problem. When the vehicle is in motion, there is a pulsing static that increases in frequency the faster I'm going, as if it is the ...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler wiring part for headlight switch

I'm wondering what this part is called? My headlights stopped working so I pulled the dash panel under the steering wheel and found this part was corroded and burnt. Please help me out! Headlights won'...
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Duplicate OBD code - or reading it wrong?

'94 Grand Cherokee 5.2L, TBI. Has OBD, not OBD-II. The Check Engine Light came on after 10-15 mins running. Checked error codes using the ignition key method, wondering if I'm reading the flashes ...
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unique alternator issue

I have a 2006 Jeep Wrangler with a stock alternator. I just built a off road teardrop trailer with its own 12v AGM battery and 12v refrigerator --the Jeep battery is an Optima. Using solenoids, I ...
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Topping off with lower viscosity oil in my Jeep?

I just ordered some 5w-30 for an oil change in my 4.0L 2004 Jeep TJ. This is what the manual calls for when using the car in sub freezing temps, which it will be for most of the next few moths up ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7 v6 misfires and bucks

Have an 02' jeep liberty with a 3.7l v6. Originally received a random misfire code and a code for misfire on cylinder 5. Replaced the coil on cylinder 5 and the random misfire code and misfire for ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cheerokee Laredo hesitate/jerking + multiple CEL codes

I have a 2002 Jeep Grand Cheerokee Laredo 4.0. I don't know much about cars, and recently had bought this Jeep off of a private owner that had said it had no problems but now after owning it for 2 1/2 ...
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How to fix B223D error code for Jeep Grand Cherokee with engine 3.7L of year 2005

Make: Jeep Model: Grand Cherokee Engine: 3.7 Year: 2005 Error codes: B223D Knowledge level: I know little about cars Help needed: Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it.
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission issue

70,000 miles. Every once in a while when my wife is driving, randomly the "transmission above temp" comes on and the engine revs. She puts the truck in neutral, shuts the truck off, then back on. ...
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Thumping noise after pad and rotor replacement

I recently had my front pads and rotor replaced on my 2012 Jeep Patriot but within one week I heard a thumping sound when breaking. The repair shop warrantied out both the rotors, and when the ...
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High beams work, low beams do not. What is wrong with headlight?

I have a 2000 Jeep Wrangler TJ and the high beams work but the low beams don't. I replaced one of the relays under the hood and the high beams started working but the low beams still don't work. What ...
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If I don't change pinion seal right away how much damage can be caused?

I have an '86 Jeep Comanche with a leaking pinion seal, I don't remember how long it has been leaking. I thought it was the rear differential gasket and changed that but it still leaks. Hope I can go ...
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What tire size will provide a softer ride and less oversteer?

I am currently tasked with replacing the tires on my grandparents 07 Jeep Wrangler X with a 225/75/16. To preface this, it will never go offroad! My mom drives my grandma around on Sundays to the mall ...
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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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Ticking noise on acceleration & idle?

I have an '86 jeep comanche with over 380000 mls that has started to tick on acceleration and through gears. Also at idle. Have changed motor mounts, transmission mounts, track bar, rear differential ...
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Engine tap/knock/noise within a few seconds of starting

1998 I6 - 4.0L All stock ~175,300 mi 13.8 mpg - mostly city A few months ago, I began to hear a noise that sounds similar to a diesel engine, which begins a few seconds after starting the cold engine....
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Current mud tires 35x12.5r15 - can't seem to find the size (all say r15 or r17) - so what do I do now?

Just bought a 2005 Wrangler with 35x12.5r16 tires, need to get new tires and can't seem to find the size (all say r15 or r17) - so what do I do now?
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Solid front axle squeak while steering in wet conditions

I have had a squeak when I turn my steering wheel for about 6 months now, and it's driving my insane. The squeak shows up after a day in the rain, and lasts about a week after the last time driving ...