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Idle sounds real rough
This may be a sign of a failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is located on or near your intake manifold that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Cylinder 1 misfire
Hello. You will need to have the cylinder compression tested and if it is okay then check the fuel injector to see if it is getting an injector pulse from the computer. If you have injector pulse then remove and...
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I have to push the accelerator when I crank up my truck up to keep it from turning off
Depending on the engine maintenance that has been done on a regular basis you may need to have a diagnostic check done to check the condition of the ignition system, fuel system, and the computer sensors for an issue like...
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I have a 97 Jeep Cherokee that won't start. When I turn the key over, the Brake Warning Light comes on as if the parking break is on
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The brake light is tied into the alternator and also the neutral safety switch. If the alternator is not producing enough voltage, then the brake light will light up. If the power is...
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My 96 Jeep Cherokee Classic does not start up when it has been sitting for hours or overnight
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by a wide variety of issues. Issues with the fuel and engine management systems can often produce these symptoms. A few things I would look at are the fuel pressure, fuel pump,...
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Stalling and surging
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The best thing to do is to hook a scanner to your vehicle and retrieve any codes if possible. Yes, there is a very good possibility that your MAP sensor is faulty. The...
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Violent shaking when hitting bumps at high speeds
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The cause for the bouncing around the road is a loose suspension, loose steering, or failed shock. Check all of the suspension control arms and check the sway bars front and rear. Check the...
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Rear window washer works when up but, stops when closed.
Hi there. It sounds like you have broken wires in the harness to the lift gate. The harness that feeds from the body to the door is constantly being bent back and forth; similar to when we remove a soda...
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Radio Upgrade RA2 to RA4 how do I obtain UCONNECT access for APPS like Yelp?
Hello. In order to access the rest of the features you are looking for it is likely that you will have to download the smartphone app and provide a few details about the vehicle, as well as activate connection to...
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When I'm driving about 40 mph my Jeep Cherokee left wheel gets louder and when I turn left it makes a loud noise down there. What
Front end noises can be caused by a few different components. First, to eliminate the tires as a source, try rotating the tires. Solid axle 4WD vehicles can experience tire wear that can cause excessive noise. Run your hand across...
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headlight out
Driving with [one headlight out(]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/headlight-is-not-working-inspection) is illegal in most states and you will want to fix this asap. Due to the lights working on one side, we know that power is making it through the switch and onto the bulbs....
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Clunking when shifting - 2001 Jeep Cherokee
The "clunk" indicates there is a loose coupling somewhere is the driveline. As you diagnosed, u-joints and the differential are the most likely fault points, but this could also be harsh engagement of the transmission due to worn clutches, clutch...
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I put a new steering gear box on and the car doesn't turn like it did before.
Hello there, many common failures can cause your 1994 Jeep Cherokee to have issues turing after a steering gear box replacement. The most common faults are off center steering linkage, steering wheel off center, or failed tie rod ends. This...
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My Jeep got rear ended and will crank over but will not run
Hello. You are on the right track, and it may very well be a fuel issue. Without some further testing, it's impossible to definitively say what the issue is. You will want to start by checking the fuel module....
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43R-000711 1995 Jeep Cherokee
Hi there - if position 5 of your VIN is a "J", it is 4WD. If position 5 is a "T", it is 2WD.
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What is the code P0406 and P0128?
The code P0406 is for the electronic gas recirculation valve high circuit input. Meaning the valves sensor is detecting a high voltage input. This can be due to carbon build up on the valve, a bad valve, or a bad...
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Oil pressure sender broke. Will it still get enough oil?
Hello. You should not drive the vehicle if the oil pressure sending unit is broken. There may be an oil leak that could pump out all the oil in a short time damaging the engine possibly. The oil sender is...
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Ignition tumbler and switch not working correctly
Hello there, many faults will cause the power to not come on the key is turned in your 1994 Jeep Cherokee. You did well in replacing the ignition switch first as the symptoms you have described sound like the ignition...
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Is a 1994 Jeep Cherokee safe to drive?
Hi there. Without performing an inspection, I could not determine if this vehicle is safe to drive. All SUV's can flip over during an abrupt high speed turn. In fact, all of these types of vehicles today come with this...
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Car will jump start fine. But when I try to start it from the new battery, it all goes black and power goes out completely
Hi there. It sounds like your new battery may be faulty. If the vehicle jump starts ok, then this is a sign that the new battery is not providing enough cranking amps to engage the starter. It may have a...

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