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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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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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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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Loose/Wobbly steering wheel
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Does the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has a map sensor
Yes, your vehicle has a MAP sensor but the code P2172 can set due to quite a few issues other than the MAP sensor such as a stuck-open throttle plate, a failed throttle body, a vacuum leak, and/or an open...
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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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What do P shift mean on 2015 jeep Cherokee
The P indicates you are in paddle shift mode and need to shift down. You can disable paddle shift and put in drive mode by holding the + plus button until D or S is displayed.
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Jeep has mph and gas gauge broken, has a death wobble, and is stuck on 2nd just want to see how much that would cost me
Hi Ricky. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department to see if they can put together an estimate for you. There are several possible reasons why the speedometer and fuel tank isn't...
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every time I accelerate my oil gauge shoots up by 40 to 60 on the gauge. It idles at 40.
Hi there. As an engine accelerates, oil pressure is increased typically. However, if it raises by double, that's a bit on the high side. This could be due to excessive sludge in the engine, faulty oil pressure gauge in your...
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1997 jeep cherokee 4.0 was cranking no start then had difficulty then stopped cranking.
If it is not cranking now, the battery could be dead and/or the starter motor has overheated. Starters draw a lot of current and so run time has to be kept to a minimum. As far as the earlier no...
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I have a 1999 jeep Cherokee XJ that idles fine but when I accelerate it spits and shutters. Any ideas?
Check engine compression and intake vacuum to first rule out possible mechanical problems such as stuck or leaking valves. Among the causes of poor acceleration are clogged fuel injectors and/or inadequate fuel pressure/volume. When an injector is clogged it can...
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My car buckle and jerks real bad but when I put fuel treatment in it stops until the fuel gets low.
It sounds like you may not have fuel injectors that are firing properly or that may be a bit clogged. When the fuel injectors are not spraying an even, uniform pattern of fuel, this causes an imbalance in this air...
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drove through puddle, CEL on, able to start and drive, drove 20 miles to dealer, felt some shakin while gear shift, bad engine?
Hi Kapil. Thank you for writing in to YourMechanic.com tonight. If your Jeep is 2017, you should let the dealership complete all repairs or service on the vehicle - as some things might be covered under warranty or covered by...
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I drive a 96 Jeep cherokee 4L inline 6. Im having overheating problems, here's what I've replaced: New radiator, Thermostat, Rad C
Hi Kade. When your car overheats, it can be due to multiple sources, ranging from air bubbles or an obstruction of debris trapped in the heater core or the cooling lines that is restricting the flow of coolant, to a...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee cranking but no spark
Hi Charlie. Thanks for sending in your question today. In cases where multiple parts have been replaced, more often than not, the starting problem is due to something incredibly small but vital - such as a loose ground wire or...
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How can I turn the back windshield wiper off?
Hi Sam. Thanks for sending in your question today. It's quite possible that you have an electrical short or perhaps a stuck open or damaged electrical relay that is activating the wiper when the brake pedal is pressed. As such,...
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leaking lower radiator hose at shut off
The leak will not be resolved by a coolant flush. To resolve the leak, please schedule service using YourMechanic's coolant leak diagnostic and repair service page. During the same visit, the mechanic can deal with the reserve tank fault that...

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