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Heater only blows cold
Hi There, It sounds like your coolant temp sensor may not be transmitting the proper signal to the computer. The coolant temp sensor helps to control the temperature of the coolant by relaying this to the computer which then causes...
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Check engine light on
Hi There, 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...
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Stalling when I move rear driveshaft.
Hi there. Anytime your vehicle is stalling when turning the driveshaft by hand, then there is a ground issue with your vehicle. Also, there could be an issue with the output shaft speed sensor (OSS) on the tail shaft on...
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my turning signal light and parking lights aren't working.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The headlight, blinker, and parking light circuits are not terribly complicated. With a voltmeter and a wiring diagram, you can trace down the power supply and find out what is stopping the circuit. The...
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I have been having cold drinks every morning I cranked it up a few times and then I guess when it gets heated up it cranks but now
Hi there. Sometimes when it gets cold outside, the fuel system will loose pressure and cause a cold starting issue. Another cold weather issue is sometimes caused by a cold start injector. This part is located on the cold air...
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I have a ticking noise in the front axle in my 99 Jeep Cherokee 4x4.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The ticking noises you are hearing may be coming from the actual axle itself. The CV joints on both sides of the axle can click or tick as they wear down. You would hear...
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I have a 1990 Jeep Cherokee with some weird stalling issues.
Hi there. Seems that the troubleshooting is leading to the transmission. When the vehicle goes into drive or reverse, if the transmission is lock up or the converter clutch is active, the engine will stall. When tapping on or turning...
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Brake problems
Before the master cylinder is replaced, it should always be bench bled. This procedure involves filling the master cylinder with brake fluid and forcing any air out of the master cylinder by forcing the piston in with a screwdriver. If...
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Why does my truck start then overheat on shut off after 10 minutes of driving
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Hi there. I would say that 80% of the time, a high engine idle is caused by a vacuum leak or damaged idle control valve on the fuel injected engines of Jeep Cherokee's. I would recommend having a professional mobile...
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Bad squealing noise 2001 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - there are several possible sources for the squealing noise you are experiencing. These include the serpentine belt tensioner (may not be keeping the belt tight), or a failing alternator, water pump, or power steering pump (putting excess drag...
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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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