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New starter and battery, damn thing still won't turn over.
Hi there. It sounds like there is either a short to power or feedback occurring in an electrical circuit. Locating the faulty circuit can be time consuming, but it can be accomplished. Look for chaffed/melted wiring and corroded connectors and...
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Fuel pump not working, changed it, also new battery and alternator , still no fuel pumping
Hi there. Are you getting battery voltage at the fuel pump? Double check the fuses with a digital volt/ohm meter and measure voltage on both sides of fuse to verify continuity. Your fuel pump circuit should have a relay or...
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Question about compatible windows.
A comprehensive national database that can be used to identify interchanges, and the actual sources, for used car parts, such as door windows, is Car-part.com. At Car-part.com input your year, make and model and then select "glass, front door" or...
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How much will it cost to repair a gas leak? 1998 Jeep Cherokee
Hello. To give you an accurate estimate on your gas leak the vehicle will first need diagnosis to determine where the leak is coming from. They are wide variety of things that can leak gas such as a fuel pressure...
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I untwisted my radiator cap when it was hot like an idiot and fluid came out the top and bottom
You're very lucky that you didn't get badly burned. Opening the radiator on an overheating car can be very dangerous. When the car warms up, pressure builds up and suddenly releasing it like that can be pretty exciting. Obviously you...
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Leaky thermostat
It should be leakproof with the supplied gasket used alone. If it is leaking the flanges might have had residue on them, be distorted, or pitted. Although adding sealant "might" overcome those latter defects when you disassemble it just be...
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Fuel pump filter replacement cost
Hello. There are two fuel filters on your particular vehicle. One is mounted on the bottom of the fuel pump inside of the fuel tank and another one should be mounted on top of the fuel tank. The fuel filter...
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Why is my engine light on and idling up and down after thermostat change?
Hi there. In most cases, a change of the radiator thermostat will not impact the idle of your vehicle; so it's likely that it is something different causing this problem on your Jeep. However, if too much silicone was used,...
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Brakes not performing well.
Hello. After the new brakes were installed the stopping power of the braking system should be about fully restored. If you are noticing that you have to press down harder to stop the vehicle there could be several things causing...
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What are my issues?
If you are unable to move the alternator pulley by hand it needs to be replaced. There has been a bearing/bushing failure, more than likely, and the only choices you have are to rebuild or to replace the alternator. On...
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Random revs while in P
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the idle would be high when starting. You are also not the only one having issues like this. To being, research your VIN and find out if there are...
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I have loss of power after 30mph, hard to shift.
Hi there. It is very possible that the minor exhaust leak has grown into being the primary cause of your acceleration issue. The exhaust system is engineered to efficiently expel exhaust gases from the combustion chamber through the exhaust system...
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when i start my 2001 jeep Cherokee up, there is an electronic humming sound
Hello, thank you for writing in. Walking through the diagnostic process, we can rule out the wheels and suspension as a cause for the humming, as it happens as long as the car is running. The next step is attempting...
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My car's shaking and losing oil fast, what's going on
Hello, thank you for writing in. The shaking is likely caused by a misfire and engine error. You may also be dealing with multiple issues at once, or the oil leak may be causing the running issues. If the spark...
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Blinker problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. There may be a couple of issues going on. With this kind of issue, you will benefit from using a voltmeter to test the power supply to various switches. There are three components you...
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multiple cylinder misefire 1 and 2
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are in a position where you need to do some further testing. You may want to start with the ignition system, and check the distributor and cables. You may also want to test...
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Jeep won't turn over after sitting for 8 hours 2001 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - I would first check the battery cables and ground straps for corrosion, or other poor-connectivity problems. A strong battery can be hampered by poor connections, which will sometimes finally pass current. A failing starter solenoid (burned contacts) will...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee idles fine, loss of power at higher rpm. Cruise control stopped working at the same time. Stalls at stopped when revved up from idle.
The cruise control switch could have an issue and may have shorted the contacts inside the switch terminals. For the engine stalling after pushing on the throttle pedal, there could be either a vacuum leak on the engine or the...
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Turn signals don't work
Hi there. Check the fuse to the turn signals and see if its blown. If the fuse is not burned, then check the wiring from the switch to the turn signal lights. Use a digital ohm meter and see what...
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My 98 Jeep Cherokee Laredo smokes only when stopped, and antifreeze comes out but, doesn't overheat.
Check the radiator inlet, the core, and the upper radiator hose. Look to see where the leak is coming from and see if its repairable. It could be a hose clamp that is loose, a hose that is split, or...

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