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told angle sensor has a short in it by a certified jeep repair shop.
Mechanics cannot advise members of the public to disable designed in safety features on a motor vehicle. If anyone is assisting you in disabling, or creating a work-around to, a vehicle safety feature, that is a guaranteed path to problems,...
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I was told my steering angle sensor has a short in it. When ever I first start driving it will randomly lose power to the gas pedal.
Hi there. Use a diagnostic tool and check the data from the steering angle sensor. See if the steering angle changes and the wheel velocity is displayed when the steering wheel is moved. If no change, then the steering angle...
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Would a rack and pinion cause an engine to not work properly
Hi There, The rack and pinion is not in any way related to the engine other than the fact that the engine is what turns the power steering pump via the serpentine belt. There may be some truth to the...
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Popping noise when I turn the steering wheel. Think it might be the cv joint
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Can your front differential make noise and cause vibration with increased rpm while in park? It's a 2008 jeep commander.
Any part that was impacted in the collision, for instance the crankshaft harmonic balancer, could be a cause. Of course, the differential, including bearings, is not implicated if the car is not moving when you are able to generate the...
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i head a knocking sound for like a few days...then while i was driving i heard a loud boom then my jeep cut off n alot of smoke wa
Based on your description, it sounds like you may need a new engine. If you were hearing knocking sounds, it is likely because the engine was low on oil. This could have been due to burning oil or leaking oil....
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2008 jeep commander
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is no way of TRULY knowing what the number one issue with 2008 Jeep Commander's would be. What we can say, is there are over 5 recalls for this vehicle pertaining to various...
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How much would it cost me to get the whole electronic throttle control system fixed?
Hi there. Although this is not a service our mobile mechanics can offer, replacing the electrical harnesses that impact the operation of the throttle body and electronic throttle control on your 2008 Jeep is a pretty delicate process and can...
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Check Engine Light is 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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Overheating
Hello, thank you for writing in. You have done everything reasonably possible to resolve the problem. With that being said, if the new radiator did not come with a new radiator cap, you will want to start there. If that...
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Should I put synthetic oil in my jeep commander
Hi there. This is a great article that talks about the benefits of swapping to synthetic oil. In regards to advice, today's synthetic oils and conventional oils are made much better than in years past. That being said, as engines...
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how much does it cost to get power window control replaced
Hi there. Although our mobile mechanics can complete an individual door power window motor, the central control is not among our service offerings. As such, we're not able to provide you with an estimate for this service. On the average...
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When it rains water leaks inside my car to the passenger side.
If your vehicle is equipped with a sunroof, the sunroof drains may be clogged or the drain hose connection to the body may have come loose. If the drain hose is pulled from the body, water will leak into the...
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Purge solenoid vacuum lines
Hi there. I think your best option here is to contact your local Jeep dealership and ask them for a detailed engine schematic for your 2006 Jeep Commander. You'll most likely have to purchase this info, but it you are...
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when it gets slick on the road the traction control light starts flashing and the jeep seems to lockup will not move forward
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is going to be getting the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes. With the warning light on, there are going to be codes set from the computer detecting issues. If this is...
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I Have An 08 jeep comander was driven on high way back fird lost spped pulled over still runnig turned car off wont stat unless sp
If you checked fuel pressure with a gauge and the value was below the factory specification, I would start your diagnostic there. To obtain a diagnostic that pinpoints the problem(s), you can request a no start diagnostic. If you request...
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I have a 2006 jeep commander it starts and everything seems fine but when I drive 5-10min it says transmission over temp.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The warning you are getting needs to be verified. There have been issues noted with the transmission temperature sensors and the related system in your particular make and model. These types of issues would...
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2006 Commander keeps running hot. The radiator has been replaced, what could be the problem?
There are a number of other things that may cause the motor to run hot such as a stuck thermostat or faulty cooling fans that may not be coming on at the correct intervals or speeds. The thermostat regulates the...
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I have a 2006 Jeep Commander and I just realized something leaking on my passenger side floor board and my car runs hot.
Hi Donna. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is typically caused by a heater core that is damaged or a supply line that has ruptured or has a progressive leak. Either way, this would be a source...
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Please help 2006 Jeep Commander
Hello - the P0052 code is for a failing heater circuit on the oxygen sensor before the catalytic converter on cylinder Bank 2. The heater circuit allows the O2 sensor, which helps regulate fuel mixture, and thereby how well or...

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