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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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cylinder number 4 has a misfire.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to diagnose and repair a possible burned valve on a 2008 Jeep Commander with a V6-3.7L engine.
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heater stopped blowing hot, then the temperature gauge when hot and then there was steam and liquid everywhere.
What you are describing could be due to a sudden coolant leak (broken hose, for instance) that caused overheating or the overheating occurred first and that itself caused a hose to burst or the radiator pressure cap to open to...
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jeep it threw a p0420 and a p2096 code
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0420 has many, many potential causes other than faulty oxygen sensors. You can't use a diagnostic trouble code to determine whether an oxygen sensor is bad. To determine if the sensor is in fact bad, the oxygen...
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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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Knocking Sound when turning
If the Commander you are looking at has 4 wheel drive, a common cause of knocking or clunking in the circumstances you describe is a faulty outer CV joint. Such can often be detected on visual exam and with simple...
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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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Put a reman 3.7l in a 06 commander that had a blown engine. Old engine had 108k with enough sludge in it to fill the trunk.
Hi there. With having the code P2096, there could be an issue with the emission controls to your engine. Check the following areas to determine the source of the code. Check the following: A damaged or failed oxygen sensor...
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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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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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