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Fuel pump issues
If the battery was last left fully charged and there is nothing wrong with the charging system, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (lead acid batteries will self-discharge...
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My car starts making a loud ticking noise then shuts off when ever I'm stopped unless I continue to hold down the gas, white smoke
Hi there. One of the common symptoms of coolant that has found its way into parts of the engine it does not belong is white smoking coming from the exhaust pipe. This can be caused by a head gasket that...
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Battery died, jumped it, wouldn't start unless gas was pressed. Once gas was released, engine died.
It sounds like there may be a couple of possibilities here. If the battery died, this may have been a result of leaving the keys on or it may have been a result of the alternator or voltage regulator failing...
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rough idle
The downstream sensor is irrelevant insofar as the running condition of the engine. All the downstream sensor does is monitor and report the efficiency of the catalytic converter. The downstream sensor has no role in adjusting the air fuel ratio...
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My car leaks under the dashboard when it rains or I go through a car wash near the brake & gas petal
Hi there. Water leaks can come from various sources: a clogged drain tube in the AC/Heater box can cause overflow through the heater vent, or faulty cowling can cause water ingress into the passenger compartment. Once the source is found,...
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Why is there water in my carburetor in my 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport
If you are getting water in the carburetor then it is coming from the fuel tank. You ,may have got excessive water from the fuel you purchased. I always recommend to not get fuel from a station that just had...
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Why is there water in my carburetor in my 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport
The only way water gets into the carburetor is from fuel in the fuel tank. You got the water from the gas station fuel tanks. You need to add drygas (HEET) in the tank to try and get out the...
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I have a 97 jeep Cherokee thats has been running rough. It smells like gas when I drive for awhile and then this morning after dri
From your description, the cylinders are being oversupplied with fuel. If the fuel trims (from a scanner) are high negative, for sure there is too much fuel and a diagnostic would be required to determine why. Just as an example,...
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Could a battery without enough voltage cause starter to whine?
Hi There, If the starter is producing a whining sound, this is usually related to an incorrectly adjusted starter. The starter has a small gear on the end of it called a pinion gear that comes out of the starter...
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Battery saver mode
Hi There, Usually, this happens when there is a problem with the battery, such as a bad connection or potentially a weak battery. Since you have replaced the battery, this is not likely the case. This can also happen when...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee all possible problems?
Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks and valve and piston damage. You should measure cylinder compression to rule out low compression as a cause of the no start condition. If cylinder compression is normal, it is possible...
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Robert I removed the output vss from a 2001 cherokee there bolt is stuck in the old sensor it has 2 different diagonal thread patt
If you are replacing the sensor and the bolt is stuck in the old sensor, just simply buy a new bolt. It is standard metric hardware and is probably an 8 mm bolt with a 1.25 thread pitch but simply...
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Ignition stuck in run position
To resolve a problem like that the ignition switch assembly will have to be inspected and likely removed and repaired or replaced. If the ignition switch (the electrical component) is implicated, too, that will require some column disassembly. Note that...
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I was wondering how much it would cost to get my valve lifters replaced in my car or if its easier to do my self
Hi There, It sounds like the oil leak could be contributing to the fluctuation in oil pressure depending on how severe it may be. Additionally, you may have an oil pump that may not be functioning properly that may also...
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Starts but stalls after driving 5+ miles
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Slow crank, battery and connecters good.
It is unlikely that an oil leak would have any impact on the slow cranking you describe. Generally, slow cranking is related to a weak battery or charging system. It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing...
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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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No thermostat new water pump still overheating
Running an engine without the thermostat can cause the engine to overheat due to the coolant passes through the engine too fast and will not let the coolant absorb the heat from the engine. If you reinstall a new thermostat...
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Crossed spark plug wires? 1997 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - "crossed spark plug wires" means simply that your plug wires are not attached to the plugs and/or the distributor in the correct firing order. Your cylinders are numbered 1 to 6, front to rear on your engine. The...
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Car rough idles sputters and jumps rpm after changing ignition coil cap and rotor.
Check the spark plug wires on the distributor and on the engine. It seems that you have one or more wires crossed and the engine is firing on the wrong stoke causing the engine to run rough and make the...

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