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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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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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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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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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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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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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