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Won't crank/ start
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like the starter may not be aligned with the flywheel properly. As you know, when you turn the key and the starter solenoid engages the starter, a small gear comes out and engages...
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No heat in my 1995 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - to resolve your "no heat" issue, first check that the engine is running at design temperature (center of the gauge), or 190-205 degrees Farenheit. If engine is up to temp, grab the heater hoses (carefully) inside the passenger...
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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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Won't start
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1999 Jeep Cherokee to not start. The first step with no start vehicles is to check the battery and perform a load test of the battery, this is checking for the batteries...
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Could this be an alternator issue?
If the charging system was working properly the voltage would of been steady after disconnecting the jumper cables. The battery should be charged and tested first or it could be shorted causing the charging system to short out. If battery...
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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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What would cause a replacement for the thermostat housing for a vehicle under 36000?
Hi there. If the thermostat housing was made of plastic (carbon fiber) and the temperature outside dropped below the freezing point of the cooling system, then the coolant would have froze up and expanded causing the thermostat housing to crack....
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Bad fuel in tank.
Hi There, If the fuel in the tank is bad along with a dirty fuel tank, this is quite likely a large part of the reason for the vehicle running rough and stalling at times. When the fuel is bad,...
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Start/stop
Hello there. If your ignition push start is not functioning, it's possible that either your brake switch, ignition relay or the ignition button itself is causing your Jeep Cherokee to not function correctly. Due to the fact that multiple components...
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Rear pinion has a lot of play in it.
The pinion engages with a ring gear and the other end of the pinion is supported on a tapered roller bearing. If there is any radial play in the pinion itself, there is a problem with the bearing and/or the...
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im fuel injected. acts like no gas is coming through system. once i pump pedal it starts up alright
It's either a fuel or ignition issue, however you do have to check the air induction system, such as any idle air control valve, mass air flow sensor, and so forth. With regard to the fuel possibility, it's relevant that...
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Loud rattling noise from engine.
Hi there. Open the hood and check all around the engine compartment for something to be loose. When you hit the guardrail, the vehicle may have jolted hard enough to dislodge something and make something in your engine compartment move...
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Did we pay too much?
You should first view the repair invoice and see what parts were installed and the cost of labor for each item. Then have a local mechanic or check the parts to see if they were replaced. Some emission parts do...
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I shifted my Jeep from 4Hi to 4lo and when I put it in drive the tires are not moving.
Does the engine just rev and the vehicle does not move? Generally this indicates some kind of slip in the transmission but may also be caused by a low fluid level. Have the fluid level and condition checked first and...
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Front of car shakes around 60 mph
Shaking at high speeds is often times related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components. When any of these things are not geometrically proper or aligned...
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My Jeep starts for a couple of minutes but it wont stay running.
Hi there. If the engine is trying to start up and not staying on then the fuel could be jelled up in the fuel tank at the temperatures outside if there is excessive water in the fuel. I recommend putting...
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Starting issue
Hi There, What you are describing generally is caused by a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. If the re is a rapid click, this is likely a dead battery. Depending on whether you changed the starter or the...
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WHAT WOULD YOU CHARGE TO FIX A THERMOSTAT ON A 2001 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
A thermostat that is stuck closed will cause the engine to overheat at idle and while driving. If you overheat only at idle then you most likely have a fan clutch that is not locking up or you radiator air...
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Why does my car not have a spark from my ignition coil?
The most common cause of no start with no spark on this engine is the crankshaft sensor in the bell housing on the top drivers side. The sensor tells the computer when the engine is turning. and will trigger the...
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Car won't start or crank
Hi there. What voltage reading are you getting at the battery, terminals, wire, and starter; a voltage drop test will confirm if there is any resistance. What were the battery test results? Current voltage, cold cranking amps, state of health?...

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