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Check gauge light coming on
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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If the distributor shaft had no grooves on it would that cause the engine not to turn over an crank
If you distributor gear does not have some or all gear teeth then it will cause no start and the cam gear teeth may be damaged also and camshaft may need to be replaced also.
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Jeep has mph and gas gauge broken, has a death wobble, and is stuck on 2nd just want to see how much that would cost me
Hi Ricky. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department to see if they can put together an estimate for you. There are several possible reasons why the speedometer and fuel tank isn't...
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1997 jeep cherokee 4.0 was cranking no start then had difficulty then stopped cranking.
If it is not cranking now, the battery could be dead and/or the starter motor has overheated. Starters draw a lot of current and so run time has to be kept to a minimum. As far as the earlier no...
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I have a 1999 jeep Cherokee XJ that idles fine but when I accelerate it spits and shutters. Any ideas?
Check engine compression and intake vacuum to first rule out possible mechanical problems such as stuck or leaking valves. Among the causes of poor acceleration are clogged fuel injectors and/or inadequate fuel pressure/volume. When an injector is clogged it can...
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I have a very loud knocking sound from the front driver side of my 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4
Hi Taylor. Thanks for contacting us tonight. A loud knocking sound coming from your front wheels can be caused by wheel bearings or inner transaxle components. If the noise does not come on during reverse, then it's likely a forward...
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No spark and jeep won't start
It is very possible that the ignition coil needs to be bolted to the engine in order for it to be grounded. If the ignition coil is not grounded then it will not have an electrical connection at all and...
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I have a 96 jeep Cherokee and I had just recently put in a new transmission. Today all of a sudden it didn't want to start and whe
It sounds like there are two issues, one is the hard starting and two is the harsh engagement. The hard starting obviously has to be resolved first. Although there are many causes of harsh engagement, it is possible that high...
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I drive a 96 Jeep cherokee 4L inline 6. Im having overheating problems, here's what I've replaced: New radiator, Thermostat, Rad C
Hi Kade. When your car overheats, it can be due to multiple sources, ranging from air bubbles or an obstruction of debris trapped in the heater core or the cooling lines that is restricting the flow of coolant, to a...
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Rough idle after fuel injector swap
Hi Mason. Thanks for sending your question today. Most of the time, when this occurs, it's due to either the replacement injector not being correctly installed or perhaps a secondary or other injector was faulty as well - but not...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee cranking but no spark
Hi Charlie. Thanks for sending in your question today. In cases where multiple parts have been replaced, more often than not, the starting problem is due to something incredibly small but vital - such as a loose ground wire or...
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How can I turn the back windshield wiper off?
Hi Sam. Thanks for sending in your question today. It's quite possible that you have an electrical short or perhaps a stuck open or damaged electrical relay that is activating the wiper when the brake pedal is pressed. As such,...
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check engine light with oil leak
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. Oil in front of the motor, near the crankshaft pulley, is often from the front crankshaft seal. Although this is not normal, it is common with an engine 20 years old. I'm not...
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leaking lower radiator hose at shut off
The leak will not be resolved by a coolant flush. To resolve the leak, please schedule service using YourMechanic's coolant leak diagnostic and repair service page. During the same visit, the mechanic can deal with the reserve tank fault that...
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I have no oil pressure while driving at normal speed. What do I do?
If the oil pressure warning light comes on, or the oil pressure gauge reads zero or low pressure, there is either dangerously low oil pressure or there is a sensor malfunction. You should always turn the engine off immediately due...
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Weird starting behavior
Hi Jaime. Thanks for contacting us today. There are multiple items that can trigger a check engine light and lead to the symptoms you are describing. Instead of taking a stab at what repairs might be needed, it's probably best...
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So my 1999 Jeep Cherokee started smoking while I was driving. I pulled over opened the hood and there was coolant everywhere. Afte
A possibility is the engine overheated and that can damage engine components thus resulting in the no start circumstance. You can request a no start diagnostic and the mechanic will get the car running but the overheating or, at minimum,...
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I have some rockers left.not much. Should I keep driving on them? Will my Jeep Cherokee bend in the middle? Or since it’s unibody
If there is significant rust on the vehicle, a more immediate concern would be the condition of the brake and fuel lines. You are more likely to have a mishap due to a brake line blow-out, due to corrosion perforating...

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