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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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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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Hot air blows even though the heater is not on. I have a 2007 Jeep Commander
Your car has a heater control valve to control the flow of coolant through the heater core. It is controlled via engine vacuum so that in the case of a failure, it will default to the heat (open) position. Your...
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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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Q: 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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Q: 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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Low idle
You will need to have the throttle cleaned and the idle relearned first and then have the charging system and battery checked. Also have computer relearned so it can relearn the idle and if problem continues then have a mechanic...
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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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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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2006 Jeep Commander leaking oil onto exhaust causing white smoke. Melted hose hanging down with no clear place it goes. Hose is ba
Without actually seeing the hose that is loose i can only speculate it is the PCV valve or breather hose. If you get a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to inspect it then the proper hose can be ordered to...
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I drive a 2007 jeep commander, lately it has been not accelerating properly when I try to quickly accelerate. It drives fine somet
You should have the codes scanned from the computer systems forst to see if you have a transmission or engine problem. Te problem sounds like you may have a transmission torque converter problem or shift solenoid issue.
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Stallin
Hi Nick. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that the root issue here is that your ECU is activating a "limp mode" - especially based on the P-0700 OBD-II trouble code. P0700 is set when the PCM detects...
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Q: Stalling issue
Hi again Nick. Thanks for the second question. If you didn't get our first reply, here is what we suggested. It’s quite possible that the root issue here is that your ECU is activating a "limp mode" - especially based...

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